FAQs ABOUT ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION
Can I stop ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION after 3days?
It is important to take the medicine exactly as advised by the doctor. ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION is generally prescribed for 5 to 10 days depending on the disease condition. Continue taking this medicine for the full time of treatment even if you begin to feel better after a few days. This will help to clear the infection completely. If you stop taking this medicine too soon, your flu symptoms may return. Consult your doctor before stopping the medicine.
What should I do if forget to take ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION?
If you have missed any dose, take ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION as soon as they remember. It can be avoided if it is near the next scheduled dose (within 2 hours) and then continue to take ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION at the usual times. Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose.
What are the side effects of taking ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION?
The most common side effects of taking ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION are nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, stomach upset, headache and pain. Usually, they are not severe and mostly occurs in the first 2 days of treatment and will usually stop as treatment continues. Taking this medicine along with food may lessen the chance of getting these side effects. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects bothers you.
Is ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION safe in kidney patients?
ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION when used in patients with renal impairment had higher blood levels of this medicine compared to patients with normal renal function which may increase the risk of ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION associated adverse reactions. Therefore, dosage adjustment is recommended for patients with reduced kidney function. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
How do you use ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION?
Take ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Take it with food to reduce the chance of nausea and vomiting. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and the severity of infection. Do not stop using ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION unless your doctor told you to. If you stop using ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION earlier than the doctor told you, the flu symptoms may come back. Always complete the course that your doctor prescribed.
Can children take ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION?
Yes. ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION should be used with caution in children from 1 to 12 years and infants less than 1 year. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Who should not take ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION?
ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in patients with allergic history to oseltamivir or to any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Consult your doctor before taking ANTIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION.