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How soon should you take tamiflu?

Tamiflu may be taken with food if it upsets your stomach. To treat flu symptoms: Take Tamiflu every 12 hours for 5 days. To prevent flu symptoms: Take Tamiflu every 24 hours for 10 days or as prescribed. Follow your doctor’s instructions.

How long can you Wait to take Tamiflu? In the prevention of flu, Tamiflu must be started within two days of contact with someone who has flu. It is given as one dose once a day for at least 10 days after contact with an infected person. When Tamiflu is used during a flu epidemic, this dose can be given for up to six weeks.

Can you go to school while taking Tamiflu? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, whether you take Tamiflu or not, you should wait at least 24 hours after your fever has disappeared before returning to school or work to help prevent spread of the flu.

Are you still contagious after taking Tamiflu? Tamiflu is most effective when taken within the first 48 hours of the onset of symptoms. It does not treat the flu. It reduces the severity and length of illness. You are still contagious for 7 days after the symptoms began, even if you feel better. Please do Rest.

Can you take Zyrtec while taking Tamiflu? Yes, if…: If a person was able to take zyrtec and tamiflu ( oseltamivir) separately in the past, without any problems related to the medications, then she should be able to take them at the same time, together. If any concerns arise, she can ask the doctor who prescribed the tamiflu (oseltamivir).

How long can you Wait to take Tamiflu?

How long can you Wait to take Tamiflu? In the prevention of flu, Tamiflu must be started within two days of contact with someone who has flu. It is given as one dose once a day for at least 10 days after contact with an infected person. When Tamiflu is used during a flu epidemic, this dose can be given for up to six weeks.

What drugs can you take with Tamiflu? Based on all available data and drug interaction studies, you can feel safe using cough medication with Tamiflu. Cough medication, including dextromethorphan and guaifenesin, are safe to take with Tamiflu.

When can I go back to work after taking Tamiflu? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, whether you take Tamiflu or not, you should wait at least 24 hours after your fever has disappeared before returning to school or work to help prevent spread of the flu.

Does Tamiflu make you not contagious? Tamiflu cannot cure the illness but reduces the intensity of the symptoms, shortens the illness and makes the person less contagious. Thus it speeds the recovery. Not everyone requires to take the medicine it is only the high risk group who require it.