Tamiflu Capsules Oseltamivir is used to treat symptoms caused by the flu virus (influenza). It helps make the symptoms (such as stuffy nose, cough, sore throat, fever/chills, aches, tiredness) less severe and shortens the recovery time by 1-2 days.
TAMIFLU (oseltamivir phosphate), an influenza neuraminidase inhibitor (NAI), is available as:
Capsules containing 30 mg, 45 mg, or 75 mg of oseltamivir for oral use, in the form of oseltamivir phosphate, and
A powder for oral suspension, which when constituted with water as directed contains 6 mg per mL oseltamivir base.
In addition to the active ingredient, each capsule contains croscarmellose sodium, povidone K30, pregelatinized starch, sodium stearyl fumarate and talc. The 30 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, red iron oxide, titanium dioxide, and yellow iron oxide. The 45 mg capsule shell contains black iron oxide, gelatin, and titanium dioxide. The 75 mg capsule shell contains black iron oxide, gelatin, red iron oxide, titanium di