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Government decides to allow retail sale of Tamiflu

The government today decided to allow retail sale of Oseltamivir, commonly known as Tamiflu, the only drug available to treat swine flu.A senior health ministry official said a decision has been......

'Shortage of Tamiflu, masks won't be tolerated'

The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday told the state governments to crack down on people hoarding and black-marketing swine flu drug Oseltamivir and masks used as protection against the disease,......

Tamiflu may do kids more more harm than good

Tamiflu, the anti-viral drug for swine flu, may do more harm than good to children afflicted with the H1N1 virus, a new study published on Monday says. The research published in the British Medical......

New bird flu virus in China becoming drug-resistant

The deadly new strain of bird flu that has killed 36 people in China has developed resistance to antiviral drugs in some patients, scientists say. The H7N9 virus became resistant to Tamiflu in......

Swine flu toll rises to 8 in MP

With swine flu claiming one more life, eight people have so far succumbed to it in Madhya Pradesh, including four in the state capital, health officials said on Sunday. A woman, Gayatri Bai from......

Natco challenges Gilead's patent on Tamiflu

Hyderabad-based Natco Pharma has challenged the patent for Tamiflu - a drug to treat bird flu - in the US.The company has sought the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)'s approval to......

Tamiflu to be available in 480 chemist shops

Tamiflu, the only drug for swine flu, will be made available in 480 chemist outlets across the country, the Centre said.In a notification, the government said the sale of 'Oseltamivir Phosphate'......

Allow retail of Tamiflu: Domestic pharma cos

The central government's decision to continue controlling supply of the swine flu drug, oseltamivir, will help the drug innovator, Swiss multinational Hoffmann-La Roche, and its Indian licencee,......

Pharma cos ready to meet Tamiflu demand

The central government's decision to stockpile another 20 million capsules of generic Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) to strengthen its preparedness to fight the H1N1 epidemic has alerted domestic......

Generic flu drug threatens Tamiflu

An Indian pharmaceutical company is gearing up to sell a cheap version of the leading patented antiviral flu drug Tamiflu to emerging economies, in a move that will pitch intellectual property......
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Uncommon Freind
Q. It is reported that Swine flu virus now resistant to current medicine, Tamiflu. Is it matter of worry?
Uncommon Freind:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/it-is-reported-that-swine-flu-virus-now-resistant-to-current/25243992/answers/

iram parveen
Q. can any one answer this(what is tamiflu?)
Iram Parveen:  A. yes,, absolutely,, worring more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-any-one-answer-thiswhat-is-tamiflu/21829280/answers/25243996

iram parveen
Q. Why can\'t our corporates and NGOs working on health projects come up with immediate aid in the form of providing masks and medicines for the people in the places where the dreaded influenza (swine flu) is playing havoc.. Why should we keep cursing the Govt and sit inactively... these entities, including Public and Pvt sector banks have so much money assigned for Corporate Social Responsibility? Why should they not act timely?
Iram Parveen:  A. I fully agree with you on the part where you question the callousness of the corporates. What they should have done was to come forward immediately...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-cant-our-corporates-and-ngos-working-on-health-projects-/21829280/answers/15371896

Aditya Misra
Q. Do U all know that if there is no Swine-Flu virus and the person is suspected with ordinary Flu indications and is administered \"Temi_Flu\" Medicine, then the person reaches death bed !
Aditya Misra:  A. No, There is no such possibility. Tamiflu is quite safe drug as any other antiviral drug except its exorbitant cost, Rs 3760 for 10 Tablets....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-u-all-know-that-if-there-is-no-swine-flu-virus-and-the-pe/15331544/answers/15358676

Ramchander kumar kushwaha
Q. Can Influenza medicine help to prevent swine flu?
Ramchander Kumar Kushwaha:  A. no you need another medicine which is named as Tamiflu more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-influenza-medicine-help-to-prevent-swine-flu/15358558/answers/15387064

  Web results for Tamiflu
After polio, eradicating measles with help of new drug may come next

Good news on the measles front. A new anti-viral drug may prevent measles in people who are not vaccinated but have been exposed to infection. Like... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/comment/sanchitasharma/after-polio-eradicating-measles-may-come-next/article1-1210126.aspx?htsw0023
12 H1N1 cases since Jan, govt sounds alert

Summary Government hospitals have also been asked to ensure the availability of adequate ventilator facilities for treatment of the virus,... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/12-h1n1-cases-since-jan-govt-sounds-alert/
Swine flu back in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Not just the common flu, H1N1 influenza or swine flu is also in circulation in the city. Recently, a 52-year-old man was diagnosed... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Swine-flu-back-Delhi-sees-seasons-1st-case/articleshow/33791675.cms
MOH to Study Effectiveness of Tamiflu to Treat Influenza Outbreak

The Ministry of Health (MOH) will look into the recent findings that claimed Tamiflu and Relenza are not effective to treat influenza pandemics,... ...

http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1422237-moh-study-effectiveness-tamiflu-treat-influenza-outbreak
How effective are they?

(American College of Physicians) The American College of Physicians today released a policy paper on the medical liability crisis, which continues... ...

http://health.infrosoft.com/index.php?page=news&op=readNews&id=37349&title=Tamiflu-%26-Relenza-How-effective-are-they

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