Fluvir 75Mg Tablet
Developed by Hetero Drugs Ltd, Fluvir 75 MG tablet has a medical composition of Oseltamivir which is used for the treatment of patients who have influenza A and influenza B. This drug is given to the patients who show potential for complications right from the first symptom or have been seriously diagnosed.
Patients who are more than 2 weeks old are administered the medicine. The medicine is an antiviral drug that performs the crucial task of blocking the neuraminidase enzyme of the influenza virus.
The neuraminidase enzyme is the culprit behind splitting the human cell surface for release of newer virus cells. Inhibition of the enzyme by the medicine helps in curbing the effects of influenza and eradicates the infection.
The medicine can be consumed as a pill or orally as a liquid. The medicine can help in getting relief from symptoms of flu such as stuffy nose, sore throat and fatigue faster and effectively.
There are a number of side effects present with the medicine which change according to prevalent diseases in the patient’s body, which is why seeking consultation from the doctor is important. It should not be used for patients who are suffering from diarrhoea, vertigo, insomnia, and abdominal pain.
Below are the conditions for which this medicine is used:
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women are advised to take medical help before using this drug.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
The medicine may cause some problems to the infant which is why it is advisable not to consume the medicine while breast feeding.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
No connection between the driving and consuming the medicine have been found. It is still necessary to consult the doctor before taking the medicine.
Does this affect kidney function?
For patients suffering from any kidney abnormalities such as moderate to severe renal impairment, the consumption of Fluvir can cause kidney disorders such as kidney failure. Consulting the doctor before consumption is important a prudent idea.
Does this affect liver function?
For patients suffering from any liver abnormalities, consulting the doctor before starting the treatment is important because conclusive studies regarding the same have not been observed yet.
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of Fluvir has not been clinically determined yet.
What is the onset of action?
The time taken for the medicine to show its effect has not been clinically determined yet.
Is it habit forming?
Fluvir doesn’t have any habit-forming tendencies.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fluvir 75Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If the patient misses a dose of this medication, he/she must take the missed dose as soon as possible and skip the dose if the time for the next dose as scheduled occurs. Doubling the dose is not advisable.
Are there any overdose instructions?
If the patient overdoses, the doctor must be consulted immediately and medical attention must be provided as soon as possible.
This medication is an antiviral drug that blocks the neuraminidase enzyme of the influenza virus. This enzyme is responsible for splitting the human cell surface to release new virus cells. Thus by inhibiting its action the drug helps contain the influenza infection.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis drug interacts with medicines which contain compounds such as entecavir and methotrexate.
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