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Medications for Influenza Prophylaxis

Drugs associated with Influenza Prophylaxis

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Influenza Prophylaxis: Measures taken to prevent a contagious viral infection of the nose, throat and lungs which often occurs in the winter.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
influenza virus vaccine, inactivated Rx C N 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Brand names:  Fluvirin, Fluzone, Afluria, Fluarix, Fluzone Intradermal, Fluzone High-Dose, FluLaval, Flucelvax, Flublok, Fluarix Quadrivalent 2015-2016, Afluria 2015-2016, Flublok 2015-2016, Flucelvax 2015-2016, FluLaval Quadrivalent 2015-2016, Fluvirin 2015-2016, Fluvirin Preservative-Free 2015-2016, Fluzone 2015-2016, Fluzone High-Dose 2015-2016, Fluzone Preservative-Free Pediatric Quadrivalent 2015-2016, Fluzone Preservative-Free Quadrivalent 2015-2016, Fluzone Quadrivalent Intradermal 2015-2016

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Tamiflu Rx C N 4 reviews
2.0

Generic name: oseltamivir systemic

Drug class: neuraminidase inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Fluvirin Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Fluzone Rx C N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
amantadine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: amantadine systemic

Drug class: adamantane antivirals, dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Afluria Rx C N Add review
10

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Relenza Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: zanamivir systemic

Drug class: neuraminidase inhibitors, inhaled anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
oseltamivir Rx C N 5 reviews
3.0

Generic name: oseltamivir systemic

Brand name:  Tamiflu

Drug class: neuraminidase inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Fluarix Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Fluzone Intradermal Rx C N 4 reviews
9.0

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Flumadine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: rimantadine systemic

Drug class: adamantane antivirals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Fluzone High-Dose Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
FluMist Rx C N 10 reviews
3.0

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent Rx C N 11 reviews
2.0

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent systemic

Brand names:  FluMist, FluMist Quadrivalent

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
rimantadine Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: rimantadine systemic

Brand name:  Flumadine

Drug class: adamantane antivirals

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
FluLaval Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Flucelvax Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Flublok Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Fluarix Quadrivalent 2015-2016 Rx C N Add review
10

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
zanamivir Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: zanamivir systemic

Brand name:  Relenza

Drug class: neuraminidase inhibitors, inhaled anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Afluria 2015-2016 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Flublok 2015-2016 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Flucelvax 2015-2016 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
FluLaval Quadrivalent 2015-2016 Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, inactivated systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
FluMist Quadrivalent Rx C N 1 review
1.0

Generic name: influenza virus vaccine, live, trivalent systemic

Drug class: viral vaccines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Flu Prevention

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