How can I reduce the side effects of Tamiflu?
Tamiflu may be taken either with or without food.
Taking with food may reduce any gastrointestinal side effects such as nausea or vomiting..
Does Tamiflu have long term side effects?
For the past decade, reports have surfaced that Tamiflu may have “neuropsychiatric side effects” in some patients, particularly children and young adults. The drug’s warning label notes that people with influenza, including those taking Tamiflu, may be at an increased risk of confusion or abnormal behavior.
What is one very serious side effect of Tamiflu?
Tamiflu can cause vomiting, nausea, and even hallucinations. But experts say it’s effective in reducing flu symptoms and is worth the side effects. Sometimes a cure is worth the side effects. The flu antiviral Tamiflu might be a good example.
How long after taking Tamiflu will I feel better?
Most people recover from the flu’s major symptoms within 3 to 7 days, but if you take Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate), it may shorten recovery time by 1 to 2 days.