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    Tamiflu

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Tamiflu to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary: INSUFF HUMAN DATA AVAIL; UNTREATED MATERNAL INFECTION MAY HAVE ADV FETAL EFFECTS

    Nursing:

    Precaution: CDC REC CONTINUING BREASTFEEDING DURING ANTIVIRAL TREATMENT OR PROPHYLAXIS

    Giving Tamiflu to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Monitor for abnormal behavior. Possible risk of confusion and seizure. Nausea and vomiting more common age < 1 year.

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established age < 2 weeks. Risk of vomiting, diarrhea, behavioral changes.

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