Do you have to take Tamiflu capsules with food?
Take with food if it causes an upset stomach . To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses. Keep taking Tamiflu (oseltamivir capsules) as you have been told by your doctor or other health care provider, even if you feel well. If you have trouble swallowing Tamiflu (oseltamivir capsules), talk with your doctor.
What to do if you have trouble swallowing Tamiflu?
If you have trouble swallowing Tamiflu (oseltamivir capsules), talk with your doctor. If your doctor tells you to, you may mix contents of the capsule with a sweet liquid like chocolate syrup, caramel topping, corn syrup, or light brown sugar dissolved in water. A liquid (suspension) can be made from the capsules if needed.
What are the hard capsules of Tamiflu made of?
Tamiflu 30 mg hard capsules. The hard capsule consists of a light yellow opaque body bearing the imprint “ROCHE” and a light yellow opaque cap bearing the imprint “30 mg”. Imprints are blue.
When to give Tamiflu to a 1 year old?
Call a doctor at once if you or the child using this medicine has any of these symptoms. You should not use Tamiflu if you are allergic to oseltamivir. Do not use Tamiflu to treat flu symptoms in a child younger than 2 weeks old. Children as young as 1 year old may use this medicine to prevent flu symptoms. Tell your doctor if you have ever had:
What to do if there is no liquid Tamiflu?
If liquid Tamiflu is not available and you have capsules that give the right dose (30 mg, 45 mg or 75 mg), you may pull open the Tamiflu capsules and mix the powder with a small amount of sweetened liquid such as regular or sugar-free chocolate syrup.
Tamiflu 45 mg hard capsules. The hard capsule consists of a grey opaque body bearing the imprint “ROCHE” and a grey opaque cap bearing the imprint “45 mg”.
Can a 1 year old Swallow a Tamiflu capsule?
A. If you have trouble swallowing Tamiflu capsules, you should tell your healthcare provider. Adults and children 1 year of age and older can be correctly dosed with capsules even if they can not swallow the capsules.
When to talk to your doctor about Tamiflu?
Talk with your doctor before you take Tamiflu (oseltamivir capsules) if you have just gotten a flu vaccine. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using Tamiflu (oseltamivir capsules) while you are pregnant.