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oseltamivir

 [o″sel-tam´ĭ-vir]
an inhibitor of viral neuraminidase, used as the phosphate salt in the treatment of influenza.
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oseltamivir

(ō′sĕl′tăm′ə-vîr′)
n.
An antiviral drug, C16H28N2O4, used in its phosphate form for the treatment and prevention of influenza.
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oseltamivir

An antiviral ingested as a prodrug, which is used to manage influenza A or B. A Cochrane review published in 2009 found no clear benefit for oseltamivir if taken after the first 24 hours.
 
Adverse events
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and headache.
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oseltamivir

Tamiflu® Infectious disease An antiviral used for acute influenza type A and B Adverse events N&V. See Influenza.
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