What is Oseltamivir?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Tamiflu Fluvir

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Oseltamivir is an antiviral agent used to treat uncomplicated acute illness due to influenza. It may also be used for the treatment and chemoprophylaxis of swine influenza A (H1N1) virus.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Oseltamivir

Side effect Patients
Insomnia 1
Nausea 1
Vomiting 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Oseltamivir

Dosage Patients
30 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Oseltamivir

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 12
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 12 patients who've stopped taking Oseltamivir

Duration

Currently taking Oseltamivir

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Oseltamivir

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 12
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Oseltamivir

Dec 4, 2014 (Started Nov 28, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for influenza A (flu virus))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for influenza A (flu virus))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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