Avoid Errors When Dispensing Antivirals to Treat the Flu
Questions will come up about using antivirals (Tamiflu, Relenza) for treating influenza.
Antivirals can help reduce flu symptoms. But not all patients need them...and they can contribute to resistance.
Expect antivirals to be recommended for patients at high risk of complications...such as those who are over age 65, pregnant, or with chronic lung disease.