Health Canada is now warning NOT to use amantadine to prevent or treat influenza this year

Health Canada is now warning NOT to use amantadine to prevent or treat influenza this year.

Over 90% of this year's dominant influenza A strain is resistant to this antiviral...up from about 11% last year.

The sharp rise in resistance is possibly due to the increased use of amantadine overseas.

Practical advice for a better career, with unlimited access to CE

Pharmacy Technician's Letter Canada includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Helpful, in-depth Technician Tutorials
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote