Is tamiflu considerd to be in the family of antibiotic?

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Anonymous

21 Oct 2010

Hello,

No, tamiflu is an antiviral medication.- It is used to treat and prevent influenza virus.-

Take care.-

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21 Oct 2010

Tamiflu is part of a class of drugs called neuraminidase inhibitors. Neuraminidase (an enzyme found on the flu virus) allows the flu virus to spread. By blocking this enzyme, Tamiflu limits the virus's ability to spread.

For more details, please talk to your doc/pharmacist, take care.

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