Nearly 600 cases of psychiatric problems have been reported in Tamiflu patients, with 75 percent of them coming from Japan. Five children there have died after falling from windows or balconies or running into traffic, according to the FDA. There have also been 55 reports in the United States; 22 of these reports included symptoms such as convulsions, delirium or delusions. Many in the U.S. relayed stories similar to those in Japan, explaining that the children were trying to flee or escape through windows, while others became violent.
“Although there is still uncertainty about the cause of the reported abnormal behavior in patients,” the FDA posted on its website, it is prudent to add information to the labeling, and they will “continue to monitor” the drugs.
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Tamiflu and Relenza sales have netted the companies over $1 billion in the first half of 2007, boosted by government stockpiling of the drug in the event the bird flu virus mutates into a form that can be easily transmitted among humans.
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