What are antiviral drugs for the flu?
The CDC recommends the antiviral drugs Relenza and Tamiflu. Tamiflu, which is taken by mouth, is approved for treating the flu in people 2 weeks old and older and for preventing flu in people 1 year old and older. Relenza is approved for treating flu in people 7 years old and older and for preventing flu in people 5 years old and older. Relenza is inhaled through the mouth.