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oseltamivir


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(oss-el-tam-i-veer)

an antiviral drug that is administered orally for the prevention and treatment of influenza A and B. To be effective, the drug must be taken within 48 hours of exposure to influenza (for prophylaxis) or onset of symptoms (for treatment). Trade name: Tamiflu.

Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.


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