• The Flu Can Come on Fast. Be Prepared.

The Flu Virus is a
Really Big Deal

The flu is highly contagious and moves quickly.

Track the Flu in Your Area

Tamiflu is FDA-approved to treat children as young as 2 weeks of age and older.

Learn About Tamiflu for Children

Attack the flu virus at its source with antiviral Tamiflu.

See How Tamiflu Works

Is It the Flu?

If your child is experiencing fever, aches, chills and tiredness, he or she may have the flu.
Don't wait for things to get worse. Ask your doctor about Tamiflu.

Learn More About Flu Symptoms

Antiviral Tamiflu is
FDA-Approved for People 2 Weeks of Age and Older

If your child has flu-like symptoms, contact your doctor within 48 hours. Tamiflu is available in capsule and liquid form.

How to Take Tamiflu

The flu can come on fast. Check your symptoms and learn more about a prescription flu treatment.
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Indications

Tamiflu is a prescription medicine used to treat the flu (influenza) in people 2 weeks of age and older who have had flu symptoms for no more than 2 days. Tamiflu can also reduce the chance of getting the flu in people 1 year and older.

Tamiflu does not prevent bacterial infections that may happen with the flu.

Tamiflu is not recommended for people with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who are not receiving dialysis.

Tamiflu is not a substitute for an annual flu vaccination.

Do not take Tamiflu if you are allergic to oseltamivir phosphate or any of the ingredients in Tamiflu.

Important Safety Information

  • If you have an allergic reaction or a severe rash with Tamiflu, stop taking it and contact your doctor right away. This may be very serious
  • People with the flu, particularly children and adolescents, may be at an increased risk of seizure, confusion, or abnormal behavior early during their illness
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, nursing, have heart problems, breathing problems, a weakened immune system (immunocompromised), kidney problems or other medical conditions as Tamiflu may not be right for you
  • Also tell your doctor about any medications you are taking or if you've received a nasal-spray flu vaccine in the past two weeks
  • The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, headache and pain

Please see the Tamiflu full Prescribing Information for complete important safety information.

You are encouraged to report side effects to Genentech by calling 1-888-835-2555 or to the FDA by visiting www.fda.gov/medwatch or calling 1-800-FDA-1088.

Indications and Important Safety Information

Indications

Tamiflu is a prescription medicine used to treat the flu (influenza) in people 2 weeks of age and older who have had flu symptoms for no more than 2 days. Tamiflu can also reduce the chance of getting the flu in people 1 year and older.

Tamiflu does not prevent bacterial infections that may happen with the flu.

Tamiflu is not recommended for people with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who are not receiving dialysis.

Tamiflu is not a substitute for an annual flu vaccination.

Do not take Tamiflu if you are allergic to oseltamivir phosphate or any of the ingredients in Tamiflu.

Important Safety Information

  • If you have an allergic reaction or a severe rash with Tamiflu, stop taking it and contact your doctor right away. This may be very serious
  • People with the flu, particularly children and adolescents, may be at an increased risk of seizure, confusion, or abnormal behavior early during their illness
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, nursing, have heart problems, breathing problems, a weakened immune system (immunocompromised), kidney problems or other medical conditions as Tamiflu may not be right for you
  • Also tell your doctor about any medications you are taking or if you've received a nasal-spray flu vaccine in the past two weeks
  • The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, headache and pain

Please see the Tamiflu full Prescribing Information for complete important safety information.

You are encouraged to report side effects to Genentech by calling 1-888-835-2555 or to the FDA by visiting www.fda.gov/medwatch or calling 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Is It the Flu?

Check the boxes below that describe your symptoms.

A temperature of 100°F or greater.

Body aches that are sudden and unexplained.

Body chills not related to a cold environment.

Tiredness associated with one or more of the other symptoms.

The information presented here does not replace the advice of your healthcare team. Please talk with your healthcare team about your medical condition and treatment.

Next, Answer the Questions Below.

Have you or other family members been recently exposed to someone who has flu symptoms?

You May Be Suffering from the Flu.

Print your results, which will also include a Doctor Discussion Guide (a list of questions for your doctor). Bring them with you to your doctor’s visit and be sure to ask if prescription Tamiflu is right for you.

Your flu symptoms
aches fever chills tiredness
Your temperature
101.6
Time symptoms first appeared
3 hours ago
Have you or a family member been recently exposed to someone who has flu symptoms?
YES

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