Tamiflu And Swine Flu

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Tamiflu And Swine Flu

Tamiflu is a swine flu anti viral vaccine that contains Oseltamivir as a major constituent. This drug is used to treat swine flu, or H1N1 disease, which is a type of viral influenza that can endanger the life of the infected person.

Tamiflu inhibits a chemical called neuraminidase, which allows the swine flu virus to escape out of a cell which it has just attacked and infected. The inhibition of this chemical in the cell prevents the infectious spread of the virus into other cells, and thus also preventing further damage.

Swine flu, or H1N1 as it is clinically known, is a viral influenza that is caused by a tropical virus that thrives in warm climate. This disease spreads by contact, through air and through water. Wearing a mask helps, but is not as effective as using preventive vaccination like Tamiflu.

Tamiflu is mainly available as a vaccination in many countries as the vaccine provides faster relief and preventive strength to the person concerned. Tamiflu can be used both as a preventive measure as well as a curative drug. It has been clinically studied, and it has been established that Tamifly is the perfect adjuvant in preventive as well as curative treatment of swine flu.

The history of Tamiflu goes back to the late 80s and early 90s when research just began to emerge with new insights into the pharmacokinetics of the drug. The safety record of the drug has been established positively by many clinical studies done all over the world.

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