Tamiflu use extended

The lower age limit for use of Tamiflu (oseltamivir) has been reduced from one year to six months of age when treating flu during a pandemic. Prophylactic use of the drug is not recommended under one year. The capsule SPCs now also provide instructions for preparing extemporaneous oral 10mg/ml or 15mg/ml solutions from capsules when the powder for oral suspension is unavailable.

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Further information: Roche


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