New York Tamiflu and Relenza Claims – Are You Effected?

Roche and GlaxoSmithKline, makers of Tamiflu and Relenza, respectively, are facing pressure to accept a recommendation by the United State Food and Drug Administration panel to put stronger warning labels on their flu treatments. Tamiflu, known generally as oseltamivir, is a pill, while Relenza, generically zanamivir, is inhaled, and the drugs are the two most frequently used prescription medications to treat the flu. The issue of the adequacy of the warnings was raised by the FDA after reports of a dozen deaths of children in Japan who were taking Tamiflu. The FDA wants the companies, particularly Roche, to add a caution urging close monitoring of patients for abnormal behavior such as delirium or self-injury. Recently, Roche has indicated that it has accepted the FDA recommendation.

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Tamiflu’s label already mentions reports of delirium and self-injury, but some of the FDA’s experts suggested that the language should mention that several patients have died as a result of these abnormal behaviors. Relenza’s label does not currently contain any information relating to adverse psychiatric events, however, Relenza does not penetrate the central nervous system easily and there is no substantial evidence that it has caused problems with recurrent use.

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