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This Flu Rx May Really Work
Coughing, fever, aches and pains. Flu symptoms can be miserable. Good news, though — a medication may shorten that misery.
CDC Talks Flu: Vaccine Still Offers Protection
It's flu season again, and the experts are reminding people to get vaccinated.
Raising Questions about Tamiflu
It's important to have as much information as possible to properly weigh the risks and benefits of medication. Sometimes it's difficult to get all that data, as has been the case with Tamiflu.
Are You Ready for Flu Season?
With autumn right around the corner, flu season is lurking around the bend. Now is a good time to make plans to protect your family from the flu.
Bird Flu Resistance Worries
There is not yet a vaccine available to prevent the new bird flu strain seen in China, and doctors are still trying to determine the best way to treat patients with the virus.
Flu-Stricken Babies Have Options
When one family member gets the flu, it often means the rest are likely to catch it. Now there's a new option for treatment for the youngest members of the family who get the flu.
FDA expands Tamiflu’s use to treat children younger than 1 year
The US Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Tamiflu (oseltamivir) to treat children as young as 2 weeks old who have shown symptoms of flu for no longer than two days.
FDA Goes After Unsafe Online Pharmacies
Some online pharmacies sell drugs that are not approved in the U.S. and may be unsafe. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to shut down some of them.
Not Too Bad a Year for the Flu
If you were laid up with the flu this year, you didn't have as much company. This past flu season was a mild one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Tamiflu
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public of important product safety changes to the influenza drug Tamiflu ( oseltamivir phosphate) for oral suspension.