Oseltamivir Not Associated With Increased Suicide Risk in Kids Oseltamivir Not Associated With Increased Suicide Risk in Kids

Oseltamivir, a drug used to treat influenza, was not linked to an increased risk for suicide in children in a large case-crossover study.Medscape Medical News
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(American Academy of Family Physicians) A new study finds that use of oseltamivir, an antiviral drug used to treat influenza A and B, does not increase risk of suicide in children.
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CONCLUSION: Our findings suggest that oseltamivir does not increase risk of suicide in the pediatric population. PMID: 29531106 [PubMed - in process]
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Angie Barwise had come down with the flu around the holidays. Days after Christmas, the 58-year-old Texas mother and grandmother was diagnosed with influenza, along with bronchitis and strep, her family told Fox affiliate KDFW. Doctors gave her antibiotics and Tamiflu, an antiviral medication used to help treat the flu, and, soon after, she started to bounce back. But almost exactly a month […]Related:This flu season has now reached pandemic levels (but it’s not technically a pandemic)A hospital refused a new liver to a woman because she was undocumented. Then it found i...
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Angie Barwise had come down with the flu around the holidays. Days after Christmas, the 58-year-old Texas mother and grandmother was diagnosed with influenza, along with bronchitis and strep, her family told Fox affiliate KDFW. Doctors gave her antibiotics and Tamiflu, an antiviral medication used to help treat the flu and, soon after, she started to bounce back. But almost exactly a month […]Related:This flu season has now reached pandemic levels (but it’s not technically a pandemic)A hospital refused a new liver to a woman because she was undocumented. Then it found it...
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Angie Barwise had come down with the flu around the holidays. Just days after Christmas, the 58-year-old Texas mother and grandmother was diagnosed with Type A Influenza, along with bronchitis and strep throat, her family told Fox affiliate KDFW. Doctors gave her antibiotics and Tamiflu, an antiviral medication used to help treat the flu and, soon after, she started to bounce back. But almost […]Related:A hospital refused a new liver to a woman because she was undocumented. Then it found its heart.Robin Williams’s suicide was followed by a sharp rise in ‘copyc...
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