Does Mexico have a supply of Tamiflu to be used to treat the swine flu outbreak?
Mexico's Health Secretary Jose Angel Cordoba has stated that Mexico has 1 million doses of the drug Tamiflu and they will be distributed only by doctors and strictly controlled.
The recent outbreak is believed to have started in Mexico. Read More
"Tamiflu" is an antiviral drug being used to treat Swine Flu. Read More
yes they must have passports due to the outbreak of swine flu Read More
There were 398 deaths reported in Mexico during the AH1N1 influenza outbreak of 2009. Read More
No. Tamiflu is only for those with the Swine Flu. Taking it as a preventative could cause mutation of the virus....making it immune to Tamiflu. If you start to have flu-like symptoms, I recommend you go see your physician. Read More
No. Viruses have to start somewhere it just happened to be in Mexico. In more developed countries these things get noticed more quickly though. Read More
Yes. My son had both swine flu and strep and took amoxicillin and tamiflu together. Read More
Tamiflu is an anti-viral medication that can be prescribed for influenza and other viral infections. It is effective against swine flu and can be helpful to shorten the duration and reduce the severity of symptoms. Read More
If you have been treated with Tamiflu and your not sure if you had the swine flu should i go ahead and get the swine flu shot?
no its ok Read More
Tamiflu just assists the immune system and makes the symptoms milder, so no, it doesn't cure it. Read More
North Carolina was said to have found the swine flu first but, the first person to die from the swine flu was in New Mexico Read More
Tamiflu or you could get a vaccine Read More
Swine flu is a flu very similar to the regular flu. Tamiflu is a medicine that you take when you have swine flu or other types of influenza. Read More
Some airlines will go bankrupt particularly the ones flying to Mexico and south of USA, the demand for tamiflu will sky rocket, food exports from Mexico and USA will dramatically decrease, the US dollar will drop. Read More
Swine flu is, like all strains of influenza and the common cold, viral. The main treatment for swine flu is the antiviral drug Tamiflu. Read More
The initial outbreak was called the "H1N1 influenza", or "Swine Flu" Read More
Tamiflu is made by the Swiss company Roche Read More
By stockpiling up lots and lots of Tamiflu Read More
You have had 2 or 3 symptoms of Swine Flu for 5days and am going to start taking Tamiflu tablets should you be taking the Tamiflu tablets?
the government has started a new plan which is as follows:- if you have any symptoms of swine flu any at all please inform the government via this number 09116 123 456 and they will send you some tamiflu to help. i hoped i helped. Read More
the swine flu Read More
The swine flu shot is used to prevent the flu, not to treat the flu if you already have it. To treat the flu, antiviral medications are more likely to be prescribed, such as Tamiflu. Read More
a few days then it comes back Read More
Tamiflu, but in Denmark swine flu has shown resistance to this. Read More
take tamiflu for 5 days then you should feel fine Read More
They have created a drug called tamiflu which helps treat swineflu. Read More
What is the average number of weeks of a typical flu outbreak Will the Swine Flu relate to that time?
the swine flu will end this summer Read More
One reason there have been more deaths in Mexico than other parts of the world is because the outbreak started in Mexico. Since it started there, more people in Mexico have been exposed to the virus, the incubation period has passed, and more people have become ill than in other parts of the world. In the past few days, more people in the United States have become ill with swine flu and the people becoming… Read More
What cities of Mexico has the swine flu affected? Read More
There is no way to know how many schools will be closed because of swine flu. It depends on how serious the outbreak of swine flu is and where the outbreaks are. Read More
4-7 months Read More
Here's a photo and info of the actual virus: http://www.ehow.com/how_4932177_proactive-swine-flu.html Kathy Read More
Alabama has had about 150 probable/confirmed cases of H1N1 (swine flu) from http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/update.htm Read More
If you have ben treated with Tamiflu and your not sure you had the swine flu will it hurt you to go ahead and get the swine flu shot?
well, i guess it cannt hurt but next time youre sick get tested at the doctor! Read More
No. H1N1 is a type of influenza virus, like the "Swine Flu". Tamiflu is a medication used in the treatment of the influenza. It is an anti-viral drug that helps you get over the flu faster and with less serious symptoms. Read More
Because of the swine flu outbreak, the school closed for several days. The daycare has had very low attendance due to a chicken pox outbreak. Read More
No confirmed reports yet, but in the LOWVELD there has been an outbreak of very deep flu which is yet to be tested. I suspect that its swine flu. Read More
The swine flu sight says Tamiflu will not help prevent swine flu so what do you do if exposed how long to contract?
This isn't true, tamiflu works but a lot of people don't want to use it because it makes you very sick to your stomach. My family took it with the flu, it just makes you throw up sometimes and get nauseous, very nasueous. Read More
You would need to see a medical professional who can prescribe it for you since it is a prescription medication in the US, but once you have the prescription, there should be little to no problem finding a supply through your usual pharmacy supplier. At this point there is no shortage of the antiviral medications for swine flu. Read More
Yes, it is in England. The first UK cases were in Scotland. These were honeymooning couples returning from Mexico. Then cases werer reported in Clapham, South London. More worrying are the reports that General Practitioner doctors cannot find pharmacies in the area who have stocks of Tamiflu. Read More
No. There are only two of the four anti-viral medications currently on the market that have proven effective in treating A-H1N1/09 (Swine Flu). If caught early, oseltamivir (Tamiflu/Fluvir) and zanamivir (Relenza) are effective. Tamiflu must be taken within 48 hours of the first symptoms of the flu. The Swine Flu (09) is resistant to the other two drugs, amantadine and rimantadine. For additional information see the related question below "How is Swine Flu treated?" Read More
If you are sick with an influenza illness, like Swine Flu (A-H1N1/09), the symptoms typically resolve after 3-7 days, for most people, without treatment with an anti-viral medication like Tamiflu. By the end of that time, most, if not all, of the virus particles have been destroyed (neutralized) and filtered from your body. With Tamilflu, studies have shown that the recovery is 1.3 days faster for participants taking Tamiflu than those who were given a… Read More
In the spring of 2009 a new virus that causes a new influenza illness -- A-H1N1/09 (swine flu) -- was discovered in Mexico. It started as a local outbreak and quickly spread into an epidemic throughout Mexico, then the US and eventually all of North America. By the time of the fall 2009-2010 flu season, it had spread far and wide around the world and qualified as a true pandemic affecting people in every country… Read More
Tamiflu is the name of an anti-viral medication that is effective against viruses including A-H1N1/09 Virus (Swine Flu). Read More
The start of the 2009 "Swine Flu" H1N1/09 is believed to have been in Mexico, so, in a sense, the answer to the question could be, "All of them". Read More
No, Only if you fly with someone who has swine flu, or you are flying to or from mexico. Read More
this might not be the best answer, but i was perscribed Tamiflu, and the dr i went to was 99% sure i had swine. Tamiflu is a govt medicine and i was told some HEB's have it, i had to go to 3 HEB stores to find it... i feel sooo much better, its only a pill, easy to swallow Read More
I don't think your able to until the medication course has finished and you are fully better. Read More
There was a lot of worry about swine flu in 1976. In fact, the government made a vaccine and had people get vaccinated. However, there were a lot of bad side effects from the vaccine. And fortunately the swine flu never reached epidemic proportions. Read More