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D.5 Oseltamivir and zanamivir (SL)
 
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Applications and skills: Explanation of how oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza) work as a preventative agent against flu viruses. Comparison of the structures of oseltamivir and zanamivir. Guidance: Structures for oseltamivir and zanamivir can be found in the data booklet in section 37.
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Tamiflu and Relenza - Carolyn Bertozzi (Berkeley/HHMI)
 
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https://www.ibiology.org/biochemistry/glycans/ Understanding the glycobiology of influenza allowed the development of neuraminidase inhibitors as flu drugs.
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Relenza 2008WM
 
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Animation created for CSIRO to illustrate how the RELENZA flu drug works.
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Antiviral drugs for the flu | Infectious diseases | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy
 
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Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy. These videos do not provide medical advice and are for informational purposes only. The videos are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read or seen in any Khan Academy video. Created by Rishi Desai. Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/infectious-diseases/influenza/v/genetic-shift-in-flu?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=healthandmedicine Missed the previous lesson? https://www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/infectious-diseases/influenza/v/testing-for-the-flu?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=healthandmedicine Health & Medicine on Khan Academy: No organ quite symbolizes love like the heart. One reason may be that your heart helps you live, by moving ~5 liters (1.3 gallons) of blood through almost 100,000 kilometers (62,000 miles) of blood vessels every single minute! It has to do this all day, everyday, without ever taking a vacation! Now that is true love. Learn about how the heart works, how blood flows through the heart, where the blood goes after it leaves the heart, and what your heart is doing when it makes the sound “Lub Dub.” About Khan Academy: Khan Academy is a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We believe learners of all ages should have unlimited access to free educational content they can master at their own pace. We use intelligent software, deep data analytics and intuitive user interfaces to help students and teachers around the world. Our resources cover preschool through early college education, including math, biology, chemistry, physics, economics, finance, history, grammar and more. We offer free personalized SAT test prep in partnership with the test developer, the College Board. Khan Academy has been translated into dozens of languages, and 100 million people use our platform worldwide every year. For more information, visit www.khanacademy.org, join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @khanacademy. And remember, you can learn anything. For free. For everyone. Forever. #YouCanLearnAnything Subscribe to Khan Academy’s Health & Medicine channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1RAowgA3q8Gl7exSWJuDEw?sub_confirmation=1 Subscribe to Khan Academy: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=khanacademy
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DO NOT TAKE TAMIFLU or RELENZA
 
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Some information on Tamiflu and Relenza side effects. Music from Lord of the Rings, Council of Elrond.
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Tamiflu & Relenza: Almost Totally Ineffective
 
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Highlights: - The latest updated Cochrane Review: Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in healthy adults and children, is based on full internal reports of 20 Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and 26 Relenza (zanamivir) trials. These trials involved more than 24,000 people and the findings challenge the historical assumption that neuraminidase inhibitors are effective in combating influenza. The evidence also suggests there are insufficient grounds to support the use of Tamiflu in preventing person-to-person spread of influenza. This raises further questions about the most effective way to support drug regulation and public health policy decision-making. Claims about the effectiveness of Tamiflu against complications were a key factor in decisions made by governments around the world to stockpile these drugs in case of a pandemic. The US has spent more than $1.3 billion buying a strategic reserve of antivirals, while in the UK the government has spent almost £424 million for a stockpile of about 40 million doses*. - Compared with a placebo, taking Tamiflu led to a quicker alleviation of influenza-like symptoms of just half a day (from 7 days to 6.3 days) in adults, but the effect in children was more uncertain. There was no evidence of a reduction in hospitalisations or serious influenza complications; confirmed pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis or ear infection in either adults or children. Tamiflu also increased the risk of nausea and vomiting in adults by around 4 percent and in children by 5 percent. There was a reported increased risk of psychiatric events of around 1 percent when Tamiflu was used to prevent influenza. Evidence also suggests that Tamiflu prevented some people from producing sufficient numbers of their own antibodies to fight infection. * April 2014 Cochrane Review - http://healthresearchreport.me/2014/04/11/tamiflu-relenza-almost-totally-ineffective-yet-deadly-side-effects-out-of-46-trials-of-24000-people/
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Replenish PPE Tamiflu and  Relenza
 
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Singapore Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan shared that the Ministry is going to replenish PPE, Tamiflu and Relenza and urged private sectors to follow suit and replenish their supplies and companies to review their business continuity plans to further refine the plans.
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Administration Technique for Zanamivir (Relenza) Diskhaler
 
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Oregon Public Health Division, November 2009
Swine Flu Drugs Tamiflu and Relenza almost sold out
 
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Relenza Modelling
 
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Tamiflu PC  VF
 
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Fisiopatologia: Influenza Humana AH1N1
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Tamiflu and Relenza are treatments not vaccines - Singapore MOH Press Conference (29 April 09)
 
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Singapore Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan at a Press Conference on the Influenza A(H1N1-2009) (29 April 09). He reminded Singaporeans that Tamiflu and Relenza is a treatment for influenza and not a vaccine. So those who are not suffering from the flu should not take Tamiflu as it might in fact cause the drugs to be ineffective in the event of influenza.
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Tamiflu and Relenza May Shorten The Flu by Half a Day
 
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Discussion with Steven Sussman, Ph.D - Child and Adolescent Psychologist Co-Founder of the Child and Teen Success Centers in NY and NJ
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GlaxoSmithKline : RELENZA (Zanamivir)
 
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グラスコ・スミスクライン : リレンザ (ザナミビル) http://goo.gl/ZjGa6D Movie camera : SONY Cyber-shot DSC-RX100M3
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Oseltamivir (Tamiflu)- a PROdrug
 
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What is a prodrug?
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Mechanism of Resistance to Oseltamivir
 
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The neuraminidase active site changes shape to create a pocket for oseltamivir, whereas it accommodates zanamivir without such a change. Any of several mutations may prevent the binding of oseltamivir by preventing the formation of this pocket; the oseltamivir-resistant virus can nonetheless bind to the host-cell sialic acid receptor and to zanamivir. The pocket for oseltamivir is created by the rotation of E276 and bonding of the amino acid to R224 — events that are prevented by the mutations R292K, N294S, and H274Y and therefore result in resistance to oseltamivir. An E119V mutation may permit the binding of a water molecule in the space created by the smaller valine, also interfering with oseltamivir binding. None of these mutations prevent the binding of zanamivir or of the natural sialic acid substrate.
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Relenza -The Other Flu Treatment
 
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Relenza and Tamiflu are the only two drugs that can be used to prevent and treat the seasonal and swine flu. There is a ton of info out there on Tamiflu -so, here's the 4-1-1 on Relenza
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Тамифлю
 
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Oseltamivir or zanamivir V/S ADP chart
 
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Conditions like flu or seasonal infection or influenza.
GlaxoSmithKline Relenza
 
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Product video by Studio Virc
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Relenza
 
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This video is about Relenza
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CDC Says Tamiflu for the Sick, Not a Preventive
 
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Federal health officials put out new guidelines Tuesday that say the flu medicines Tamiflu and Relenza should only be used to treat people who are sick with the flu and at high risk for complications. (Sept. 8)
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Virus Disease medicine Two drugs zanamivir (Relenza) and oseltamivir (Tamiflu) ---abdella ame mussa
 
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Virus Disease medicine Two drugs zanamivir (Relenza) and oseltamivir (Tamiflu) ---abdella ame mussa
Tamiflu or Oseltamivir Medication Information (dosing, side effects, patient counseling)
 
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Oseltamivir is also known by the brand name Tamiflu Tamiflu comes in capsule and oral suspension dosage forms Tamiflu is taken for treatment or prevention of influenza infection. For treatment, Tamiflu is taken twice daily, but for prevention it is taken once daily. Tamiflu works best if taken within two days of the start of symptoms, or exposure to the flu. How often and how long you take Tamiflu can be different depending on what you are taking it for, so make sure you take it as instructed. It is important to finish this medication, even if symptoms disappear. Tamiflu can be taken with or without food, but if stomach upset occurs, take it with food. Tamiflu works best if you take it on schedule. Tamiflu cannot be used to treat a cold, and be aware that you can still spread the flu while taking Tamiflu. If you miss a dose: • Take the missed dose as soon as you think about it. • If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal dosing schedule. • Do not take two doses at the same time, or extra doses. Some common side effects of Tamiflu are headache, upset stomach, diarrhea, and vomiting Some less common side effects of Tamiflu are pain and nausea. Some rare side effects of Tamiflu include abnormal thinking or behavior, swelling, anxiety, Feeling cold, trouble thinking, nightmares, seizures, and skin rash. Do not take Tamiflu if: • You are taking Probenecid, • Or within two weeks of getting a flu shot. While taking Tamiflu, remember, it is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have: • signs of an allergic reaction, such as rash, hives, itching, tightness in the chest, trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking, swelling of the face, tongue, or throat • change in thinking • changes in behavior • problems speaking • Shakiness • Seizures • hallucinations • If you have signs of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, such as red, blistered, swollen or peeling skin, with or without fever, red or irritated eyes, • sores in the mouth, throat, nose, or eyes. • If your condition does not improve, or you have new or worsening symptoms • Or if you start taking new medications, vitamins, or supplements. Tamiflu liquid should be stored in the refrigerator. Shake well before giving a dose, and measure doses carefully using a measured spoon, cup, or oral syringe.
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Tamiflu Drug for Influenza: Side Effects, Dosage, & Usage
 
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https://www.findatopdoc.com/Medical-Library/Drugs-and-Supplements/Tamiflu - Tamiflu is an antiviral used for the treatment viral infections of the flu virus and swine influenza A. The symptoms of flu such as weakness, headache, fever, cough, runny or stuffy nose, and sore throat may be reduced by this drug after being given on the first day. Visit www.FindaTopDoc.com today to learn more about Tamiflu Drug. Also follow us on Social Media: Twitter https://twitter.com/findatopdoc Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/findatopdoc/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/FindaTopDoc Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/company/find-a-top-doc Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/103515152849522259645/posts
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What Tamiflu did to me
 
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Influenza Virus Infection - Carolyn Bertozzi (Berkeley/HHMI)
 
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https://www.ibiology.org/biochemistry/glycans/ Bertozzi gives a brief introduction to the flu virus, including how it infects cells and how drugs such as Relenza or Tamiflu work.
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WHO Sends Tamiflu Vaccines
 
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The World Health Organisation is to start sending 2.4 million treatment courses of Tamiflu, an antiviral proven effective against the new flu, to 72 countries. They continue to watch for human to human transmission before they declare a pandemic. These Belgian students are part of an international exchange programme to Mexico. They've been sent home early because of the Influenza A virus. But none of them is showing any sign of H1N1 - the so-called swine flu which has killed 25 people in Mexico and one in the U.S. Mexico's national disease alert centre now thinks the virus may not be as deadly as first thought. But the World Health Organisation is taking no chances. It's sending 2.4 million courses of Tamiflu - an antiviral shown to be effective against the flu - to 72 countries including Mexico. [Fadela Chaib, WHO spokesperson]: "This is from the stock that has been donated by Roche since 2005-2006. Part of the stock will be dispatched today." Roche has said it is increasing production of the drug to meet rising demand. And GlaxoSmithKline, which makes inhaleable flu drug Relenza, is doing the same. The WHO is now keeping an especially close eye on outbreaks outside North America for signs of the virus spreading from human to human, as it tries to decide whether to declare a pandemic.
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Natural Flu Treatment - How To Treat The Flu Without Drugs
 
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http://www.naturalfoodsdiet.org/natural-flu-treatment-how-to-treat-the-flu-without-drugs/ "Natural Flu Treatment. How To Treat The Flu Without Drugs." Learn how to treat the flu without drugs in this natural flu treatment video with Dr. Richard Gerhauser. Let me ask you "What does mainstream medicine have to offer you to prevent or treat influenza". After you get the flu there are the FDA approved drugs like Tamiflu and Relenza which are expensive medications with a broad array of side effects. The other option is to get a flu shot, which has its own risks of side effects and possible ineffectiveness and is also relatively expensive. It appears as though greed rules. Even mainstream medicine is beginning to doubt the modern, expensive, biased treatments and preventative measures. On October 29, 2012 the editor of the British Medical Journal, Dr. Godley, published a letter that questioned the effectiveness and potential serious side effects of Tamiflu. It had been noted that the ten clinical trials that were performed on this drug that led to its approval, had been questioned. There was evidence that researchers may have been overstating the effectiveness and underreporting serious side effects. Roche, the maker of the drug, was asked to supply the data from the clinical trials. According to Godley and Cochrane, Roche withheld the critical data needed to make a determination. Please leave a comment below this video and we will be sure to respond! If you find this information helpful, please "Share" it with your friends and family by clicking the "Share" button below this video. Also, if you could give this video a "Thumbs Up" we would really appreciate it! *CONSULTATIONS AVAILABLE OVER THE PHONE OR SKYPE - SEE BELOW* Want a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Gerhauser? Click here for more information: http://www.naturalfoodsdiet.org/phone-consultations/ Get Dr. Gerhauser's Free E-Book "7 Steps To Natural Health": http://www.naturalfoodsdiet.org/ Google Search: natural flu treatment, how to treat the flu, flu, flu treat, flu remedy, flu medicine, natural flu medicine, flu symptoms, influenza
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Ингалятор реленза
 
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Грипп. простуда, лекарство ОРВИ, ОРЗ , flu, influenza http://godfatherfy.blogspot.com/2014/02/relenza.html
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What do you need to know about side effects from Tamiflu?
 
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Doctors want parents to know about the side effects of Tamiflu.
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How Do You Treat A Flu?
 
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Influenza symptoms and treatment uptodate. Flu symptoms, when to call a doctor, and dec 12, 2016 treatment for the flu centers on relieving major symptoms until goes away. Seasonal influenza (flu) treatment of flu public healthnatural ways to not feel like crap during colds and. Among them nausea, vomiting, you can often treat the flu without seeing your gp and should begin to feel better in about a week call doctor right away if baby has typical symptoms find out he be examined. Most people feel better within a week jul 6, 2017 natural remedies for the flu help you beat it naturally in under 24 hours with methods including supplements, herbs and sleep do need to treat symptoms? Cold symptoms cause discomfort but they are part of body's healing process. In many cases, however, simple home remedies may be all you need for if have the flu, probably aren't feeling too well right about now. Prescription antiviral drugs may ease symptoms of the flu when taken shortly after you get sick. Flu) treatment mayo clinictreating flu at home webmd. Treat colds and flu the 'natural' way. Aug 10, 2015 get your doctor's approval before using any medications, including over the counter drugs, and don't use lozenges or gargles for more than a few days. Googleusercontent search. Here's the bad news there's no cure for it and usually lasts one to two weeks oct 20, 2016 but in some cases, your doctor may prescribe an antiviral medication, such as oseltamivir (tamiflu) or zanamivir (relenza). Fever is the body's nov 30, 2015 what treatment for flu in adults? What are home remedies. Your little one may need treatment with antiviral drugs learn how to spot flu symptoms, help your child feel better when he's sick, and recognize treat flu, cold, croup, pneumonia, more in toddlers. Oseltamivir is an oral medication feb 28, 2017 the flu a contagious respiratory disease that can cause mild to severe there are prescription antiviral drugs treat illnesss your doctor may prescribe for treating called antivirals. Flu in adults causes, symptoms, treatment what is the flu how long does last? Emedicinehealth. Influenza, commonly called the flu, is a viral infection that mainly attacks respiratory system (your nose, sinuses, throat, and jan 21, 2016 influenza (commonly flu) highly contagious illness patient education symptoms treatment (beyond basics) jun 5, 2017 furthermore, as with any prescription medication, there can be side effects tamiflu flu. Learn about self care and medication options how to treat the flu. Ways to treat the flu wikihow. Flu treatments otc, vaccine, and more healthline. 11 best flu remedies backed by scientific studies university flu nhs. If taken soon after you notice symptoms, these drugs may shorten your illness by a day or so and help prevent serious complications. Influenza (flu) treatment mayo clinicseasonal influenza the flu what to do if you get sick. Flu treatment webmd cold and flu guide url? Q webcache. How to treat the flu vicks. These drugs can
Influenza Treatment (Nazla Zukam)
 
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Antiviral medicines that are used to treat or prevent the flu include oseltamivir (brand name: Tamiflu), zanamivir (brand name: Relenza), and peramivir (brand name: Rapivab). ... Antiviral treatment is most effective for seasonal influenza when it is taken within the first 48 hours of flu symptoms
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Tamiflu  Hazards Outweigh The Benefits Official
 
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Glad to see that some "well intentioned" Doctors are standing up for us ... let's hope they're as diligent when it comes to "compulsory immunisation" in the autumn !! Helen Macdonald ( editorial registrar, BMJ ) on side effects, Tamiflu, and the swine flu hotline A hundred and five thousand people with flu symptoms were prescribed Tamiflu via the new hotline last week. But there are some unintended consequences. Although consultation rates for flu like symptoms are levelling, Pulse magazine ..... ( http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=35&storycode=4123358&c=1 ) ... reports on a new problem. Now patients are making appointments to see their GP complaining of the side effects of Tamiflu. Dr Nigel Watson, chief executive of Wessex LMCs and a GP in New Milton, Hampshire told Pulse: On balance, the swine flu line has taken a lot of the queries off, but there are people presenting with the side effects. Its NOT INNOCUOUS Drug that the general public seem to Think it is. There may be problems with misdiagnosis too via the hotline. In the same article another GP, Dr Mark Aley, reported seeing three patients in one day who had taken Tamiflu, although it was clear to him another diagnosis was behind their symptoms such as tonsillitis. There are loads of people being misdiagnosed because of all the hype, he said. The side effects of antivirals have hit the headlines of the national press. Some newspapers report the findings of a cross-sectional survey study about the side effects of Oseltamivir in three London schools, published in Eurosurveillance. ( http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ ) 103 respondents (40% response rate) took prophylactic medication in April or May. 53% experienced one or more side effect, 40% had gastrointestinal side effects, and 18% had mild neuropsychiatric effects, such as nightmares. 48% finished the course. These results broadly reflect other evidence emerging. Speaking to ... The Times http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/health/Swine_flu/article6734056.ece ) ... about the findings, Peter Holden, the British Medical Associations lead on swine flu, suggested that antivirals were being overused. He said: The National Pandemic Flu Service has been a great success, and was needed to take the pressure off GPs, but the threshold for getting Tamiflu should be quite high. For patients who are not in the high-risk groups this virus typically causes mild symptoms and does not require a course of Tamiflu. Patients in the at-risk groups should be referred to their GP, who will use their clinical judgment. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency ... (MHRA) ( http://www.mhra.gov.uk/index.htm ) ... told Pulse magazine that it will continue to monitor the safety of Tamiflu and Relenza as their use increases. Helen Macdonald is editorial registrar, BMJ The following from "The British Medical Journal" (BMJ) http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/334/7606/1232 Tamiflu and Neuropsychiatric Disturbance in Adolescents In March 2007 the Japanese authorities advised against prescribing oseltamivir (Tamiflu, Roche) to adolescents aged 10-19 years.1 This unusually severe measure resulted from the separate suicides of two 14 year olds who jumped to their deaths while taking oseltamivir; 52 other deaths (14 in children or adolescents) have been associated with the same drug. So far, similar action has not followed in Europe. When a regulatory authority warns doctors not to prescribe a drug but decides not to retract its marketing authorisation prescribers and patients are entitled to be concerned and a little confused. Oseltamivir is a sialic acid analogue that inhibits influenza type A and type B neuraminidase, the viral enzyme that allows the release of virus from infected cells. Its main licensed indications are the treatment of flu, short term postexposure prophylaxis after contact with a diagnosed case of flu, and more prolonged (up to six weeks) Simon R J Maxwell, senior lecturer .. Clinical Pharmacology Unit, University of Edinburgh, Queen's Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ " HAZARDS of "Tamiflu" OUTWEIGH The BENEFITS " !! Please excuse the sound quality of this video .. Peace.
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Is Stockpiling Tamiflu A Waste Of Government Money?
 
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A report by a U.K. organization says, after finally getting all clinical trial data for the drug, it turns out its benefits have been overblown. Follow Christian Bryant: http://twitter.com/BryantCP See more at http://newsy.com Sources: The Cochrane Collaboration http://www.cochrane.org/features/tamiflu-relenza-how-effective-are-they British Medical Journal http://www.bmj.com/tamiflu Vimeo http://vimeo.com/62970951 The Guardian http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/apr/10/tamiflu-saga-drug-trials-big-pharma?CMP=twt_gu BBC http://www.bbc.com/news/health-26954482 Image via: Wikimedia Commons / Moriori http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tamiflu.JPG
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Anatomy- Relenza Commercial
 
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Advice for pregnant women about swine flu
 
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(22 Oct 2009) LEAD IN: Governments around the world are rushing out stocks of swine flu vaccines, hoping to stop the virus from taking hold. In the UK, where two pregnant women have died from swine flu this month, expectant mothers are among the first to be offered the newly developed vaccines, along with health workers. But how safe is the vaccine? STORY-LINE New born Oscar Schipper is just days old (born 9th October 2009) and he might have been born with an inbuilt immunity against swine flu. But he wasn't. That's because although his mother Amelia Schipper was diagnosed with swine flu about half way through her pregnancy, she didn't actually have it. She and her husband were among many who were told to stay quarantined for fourteen days. After tests and an agonising two week wait, Schipper discovered she had a different virus. At the time she was relieved. She says "it was very scary because of the fact that they (doctors) didn't have an awful lot on it at the time and as you can imagine being pregnant it just added to that anxiety". But now Schipper realises that because she didn't have the right virus, neither she, or new born Oscar, have any protection from Swine flu. Schipper believes women can't help but worry about the effect of antiviral drugs and she says her own experience has led her to wonder how many people are getting medicated for swine flu, regardless of whether they have it. She was prescribed the drug Relenza, which does not pass into the bloodstream because it's inhaled. It's prescribed to pregnant women because it reaches the throat and lungs and does not, doctors believe, reach significant levels in the placenta. In Britain it's the first option to Tamiflu, another antiviral drug which is taken in tablet form and acts throughout the body. Amelia Schipper realises in hindsight that it shouldn't have been prescribed Relenza, because she's an asthmatic and it put her at risk of an attack. Luckly she wasn't adversely affected by the Relenza, which is also prohibited for use by people suffering chronic obstructive pulmonary disease But neither Relenza, nor Tamiflu, would give her, and her baby immunity against the virus. Schipper and her husband Michael are now determined to ensure they take every step to prevent their children being infected. The UK's national vaccine programme was finally launched at the University College Hospital (UCH) on Wednesday ( 21 October), amid a great fanfare. Key health workers like doctors and nurses were the first to get their jabs and had to do so under the gaze of government ministers, officials and the flashes of waiting camera crews. Patrick O'Brien is the UCH's consultant obstetrician as well as being a spokesman for Britain's Royal College of Obsteticians and Gynaecologists. He's keen for his patients and for pregnant women in general to ensure they get vaccinated. He says if a woman has antibodies against swine flu, these will cross the placenta into her baby so it has a degree of protection against swine flu when it's born. That immunity will obviously continue to be transferred to the baby through breast milk. O'Brien is mindful of the Schippers' experience. He says although many pregnant women think they've had swine flu and have received anti virals like Tamiflu and Relenza, only around 10 or 15% have "genuinely" had it. He urges "If you think you've had swine flu, if you haven't had the test to prove it, we would still advise that you have the vaccination when it becomes available." The UK Department of Health hopes to vaccinate more than eleven million of the most vulnerable people over the coming weeks. Australia, France, China and the US have already begun their swine flu vaccination campaigns. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/be58077d8c09e4c3b3ce2b79bd7a5032 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Does Tamiflu Work?
 
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The World Health Organization and the CDC class Tamiflu as an essential drug and many countries have stockpiled the drug at great expense. However, in a recent article in the Public Library of Science, this premise is being challenged. Roche Pharmaceuticals has refused to release the scientific research related to this question. The public is paying for stock piling but has no data proving that Tamiflu prevents pneumonia or saves lives. The data we do have shows that Tamiflu shortens the course of the illness by 1/2 - 1 day. The drug company provided no convincing reasons for withholding the research data. Donald Rumsfeld and some of his friends own stock in Tamiflu...they have been instrumental for its tremendous sales. There are also a myriad of side effects that include symptoms like the flu that include nausea, vomition, diarrhea, anaphylaxis, hemorrhagic colitis, neurological problems, hallucinations, and suicides. For more information please visit www.doctorsaputo.com
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How to pronounce oseltamivir (Tamiflu) (Memorizing Pharmacology Flashcard)
 
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Pronunciation flashcards for the medications in the print, e-book, and pharmacology audiobook Memorizing Pharmacology: A Relaxed Approach. More difficult medication names will have two pronunciation videos, a flashcard short version and an extended version breaking the pronunciation down syllable by syllable.
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Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) side effects influencing use
 
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Interesting snippet on Newsnight (Friday 17/7/2009) where a Birmingham GP at a influenza cites practical experience of the adverse effects of oseltamivir as influencing her decision to prescribe the drug.
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Tamiflu's Effectiveness Questioned in New Study
 
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Tamiflu's Effectiveness Questioned in New Study. The antiviral solution Tamiflu may not be any more compelling than different strategies for treating flu, or influenza infections, as indicated by another investigation distributed in the diary BMJ. More from Time.com: There isn't solid confirmation to help amassing the items in national crisis tranquilize terminals in the event of a pandemic, the scientists say. The two medications—Tamiflu is the brand name for oseltamivir and Relenza is the brand name zanamivir—are intended to prevent the flu infection from spreading in a tainted individual, and claim to decrease the seriousness of influenza side effects and to what extent individuals are wiped out. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention keeps the medications in its store for use in both occasional and pandemic influenza circumstances, and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the World Health Organization likewise prescribe the drugs for treating influenza. The creators of the present audit found, be that as it may, that on account of the European endorsements specifically, administrative offices depended on outlines of concentrates instead of a thorough examination of crude information, known as clinical investigation reports, which can raced to more than 1,000 pages and detail strategies, conventions and factual investigations. Following a four-year push to acquire this information from both the producers and the EMA, the creators report in the diary BMJ that those trials don't bolster guarantees that the medications bring down the danger of entanglements from influenza, for example, pneumonia, or that the advantages of the medications exceed their dangers, which incorporate queasiness, regurgitating, migraines and kidney issue. The creators point to not only one disappointment during the time spent supporting these drugs, yet a feeble administrative framework in which the examinations are altogether directed by makers, and in which the trials thought about the prescriptions against fake treatment instead of to existing influenza medicines. All Photos Licensed Under CC Source : www.pexels.com www.pixabay.com www.commons.wikimedia.org
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