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Tamiflu Side Effects

Nausea and vomiting may occur. If either of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

The flu itself or oseltamivir may rarely cause serious mental/mood changes. This may be more likely in children. Tell your doctor right away of any signs of unusual behavior, including: confusion, agitation, self-injury.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
  • acute confusion
  • delusional disorder
  • nightmares
  • agitation
  • behavioral disorders
  • cardiac arrhythmia
  • hemorrhagic colitis
  • hepatitis
  • gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • skin inflammation
  • eczema
  • allergic dermatitis
  • erythema multiforme
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • urticaria
  • delirium
  • hallucinations
  • seizure disorder
  • pain
  • skin rash
  • facial edema
  • headache disorder
  • tongue swelling
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • abnormal hepatic function tests
  • hypothermia
  • anaphylaxis
  • symptoms of anxiety
  • accidental injury

Drug Interactions

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

Tell your doctor if you have received flu vaccine in the nose within 2 weeks before treatment with this medication. This medication may lower your protection from flu vaccine given in the nose. Wait at least 2 days after ending treatment with this medication before receiving flu vaccine given in the nose.