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Get Tamiflu Prescription Online

The flu, also known as the influenza virus, causes all kinds of horrible symptoms that no one wants to deal with. From muscle aches and fatigue to a stuffy nose, and sore throat, having the flu is no fun.

Tamiflu is a prescription medication that helps you recover from the flu.

Read on the learn more about how to get a Tamiflu prescription online.

Do I have the Flu?

Before you can get a Tamiflu prescription you’ll need a confirmed flu diagnosis.

You probably have the flu if you are suffering from several of the symptoms below:

  • Fever over 100.4 F (38 C)
  • Aching muscles
  • Chills and sweats
  • Headache
  • Dry, persistent cough
  • Fatigue and weakness
  • Nasal congestion
  • Sore throat

To get a confirmed flu diagnosis book an appointment with a PlushCare physician today and start receiving treatment.

Is the Flu Contagious?

The flu is contagious and spreads from person to person when viral droplets from coughing and sneezing come in contact with people.

To prevent the spread of the flu there are many precautions you can take:

  • Avoid contact with a sick person
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough and sneeze
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth
  • Disinfect commonly used surfaces such as keyboards, TV remotes, door handles, etc.

Why Use Tamiflu?

If you do unfortunately get the flu, Tamiflu might be helpful for you.

Tamiflu is a prescription medication that helps reduce and relieve flu symptoms by fighting off the invading virus.

Studies have shown on average it shortens infection length by one day when taken within 48 hours of infection.

Tamiflu can also help prevent the flu for people who have come into contact with the influenza virus.

Tamiflu is one of the only FDA approved flu medications that can be given to infants 2 weeks and older. In infants Tamiflu can help prevent the flu and can be administered if the infant has been in contact with a sick person even if they are not showing symptoms of the flu.

Tamiflu Side Effects

There are some rare side effects of Tamiflu that you should be aware of before taking it. These include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pains
  • Headaches

Talk to a PlushCare doctor to get an official diagnosis, discuss if Tamiflu is right for you and to get a prescription delivered to your pharmacy today.

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