TITLE

Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) unsafe in infants under 1 year old

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/3/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 3, p336
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the warning by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding the use of oseltamivir for treatment of influenza in infants under 1 year old. Mechanism of action of the drug; Details of the studies involving juvenile rats which showed potential toxicity of oseltamivir; Ways to prevent the disease.
ACCESSION #
12017884

 

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