Fluvir 75mg Capsule
By HETERO HEALTHCARE LIMITED
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Fluvir 75 MG Description
Fluvir 75 capsule contains anti-viral medicine. It is used to treat and prevent influenza commonly known as flu. Fluvir 75mg contains oseltamivir as the active ingredient. It acts by stopping the gro
wth and thus killing the virus thus preventing the spread of the virus. This medicine should be used by adults and children above 14 years of age. You should take cap Fluvir 75 as advised by your doctor for the prescribed dose and duration. Take this medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach. Fluvir 75mg capsule is not a substitute for the influenza vaccine.
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Uses of Fluvir 75 MG
Fluvir 75 capsule is used to treat influenza infection commonly known as flu which affects the respiratory system.
Contraindications of Fluvir 75 MG
If you are allergic to oseltamavir or any ingredient of Fluvir 75 capsule.
Side effects of Fluvir 75 MG
- Abdominal pain
Precautions and Warnings of Fluvir 75 MG
Can I take Fluvir 75 capsule during pregnancy?
Fluvir 75 capsule should be taken by pregnant women only if prescribed by your doctor.
Can I take Fluvir 75 capsule while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effect of the Fluvir 75 capsule on breastfeeding. Thus, it is recommended to take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor.
Can I drive if I have consumed Fluvir 75 capsule?
Fluvir 75 capsule has no influence on driving ability, so you can drive and operate machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Fluvir 75 capsule?
Though there is no specific information available about the effect of alcohol on this medicine. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You may develop allergic reactions.
- You have weak immunity or are immunocompromised.
- You have a kidney disorder, heart, lung and airway disease.
- You experience behavioural changes or mood swings, confusion, sleeplessness, etc.
Mode of Action of Fluvir 75 MG
How Does It Work?
Influenza infection commonly known as flu is caused by a virus called influenza virus. Oseltamivir acts by inhibiting the action of an enzyme essential for the multiplication and replication of the virus in the body of an infected person....
Directions for Use of Fluvir 75 MG
- Take Fluvir 75 capsule as a whole with sufficient amount of water, with or without food.
- Take it as a advised by your doctor.
Interactions of Fluvir 75 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way the Fluvir 75 capsule works or Fluvir 75mg itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- It should not be used along with the live vaccine, there should be a gap of 2 weeks before and 48 hours after the use of this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Fluvir 75 MG
- Store Fluvir 75 at or below 25°C.
- Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Fluvir 75 MG
If you think you have taken too much of capsule Fluvir contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of medicine Fluvir 75, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Abhishek B L
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: For how long do I need to take Fluvir 75 capsule?
A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage duration by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, then it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment. Also, there will be more chance of reoccurrence of flu.
Q: Is Fluvir 75 capsule a steroid?
A: No, Fluvir 75 capsule is not a steroid.
Q: Is Tamiflu and Fluvir same?
A: Yes, both the medicines contain oseltamivir as its active ingredient, which is used to treat influenza infection commonly known as flu.
Q: Can Fluvir be used for children?
A: It is recommended for use in children only if prescribed by the doctor. The doctor will decide the dose of oseltamivir that is right for your child
Q: When should I take Fluvir?
A: You should take Fluvir exactly as advised by your doctor. You can take it with or without food. However, taking this medicine with food reduces the incidence of stomach upset.
Q: How long does Fluvir take to work?
A: Fluvir can start showing its effect approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and can also vary due to the severity of the infection. As it is an anti-viral medicine, the complete effect towards the infection could be seen only after completing the full course of treatment.
Q: What is Fluvir used for?
A: Fluvir 75 capsule contains anti-viral medicine, that is used to treat influenza infection commonly known as flu which affects the respiratory system.
Q: Can I take Fluvir 75mg Capsule for cold or sore throat?
A: Fluvir 75 mg Capsule is not recommended for treating a common cold, sinus infection or sore throat. It's used to treat flu-like symptoms.
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