rimantadine

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rimantadine

n rimantadina
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While encouraging the use of the neuraminidase inhihitors oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza), the new guidelines emphasize that the antivirals amantadine (Symmetrel) and rimantadine (Flumadine) should not be used for influenza.
While encouraging the use of the neuraminidase inhibitors oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza), the new guidelines emphasize that the antivirals amantadine (Symmetrel) and rimantadine (Flumadine) should not be used for influenza.
The recommended alternative to zanamivir in patients with laboratory evidence of influenza A, a negative test result, or no testing is the combination of oseltamivir plus rimantadine (Flumadine).
These include oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) which are susceptible to the H1N1 virus, but other antiviral drugs, such as amantadine (Symmetrel) and rimantadine (Flumadine), are not.
However, four drugs have been approved to treat people who get the flu: amamadine (Symmetrel), rimantadine (Flumadine), zanamivir (Relenza), and oseltamivir (Tamiflu).
A December health advisory issued by the CDC recommended that zanamivir or a combination of oseltamivir and rimantadine (Flumadine) are more appropriate options than oseltamivir alone when influenza A (H1N1) virus infection or exposure is suspected.
government currently stockpiles 2 million doses of Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and 4 million doses of Flumadine (rimantadine).
This was the topic of a health advisory issued by the CDC in December, which recommended that zanamivir or a combination of oseltamivir and rimantadine (Flumadine) are more appropriate options than oseltamivir alone when influenza A (H1N1) virus infection or exposure is suspected.
All were susceptible to the other available influenza antiviral drugs: zanamivir (Relenza), amantadine (Symmetrel), and rimantadine (Flumadine).
However, four drugs have been approved to treat people who get the flu: amantadine (Symmetrel), rimantadine (Flumadine), zanamivir (Relenza), and oseltamivir (Tamiflu).
Amantadine (Symmetrel) and rimantadine (Flumadine)--antivirals recommended for use against influenza A-have reduced efficacy against avian influenza, and the same may be true with any other novel strain.
Prophylaxis with amantadine (Symmetrel) and rimantadine (Flumadine) provides a 60%-70% protection from influenza A illness, but these drugs have a limited use in infants.