Chat with a PlushCare online doctor about your flu symptoms for diagnosis and treatment, including Tamiflu prescriptions if needed. Influenza, or the flu, is one of the most common illnesses in the country. Estimates suggest that up to 20% of the U.S. population gets the flu each year. The flu exhibits symptoms that often overlap with other illnesses (particularly the common cold), and in rare instances, influenza has led to death. Thankfully, medications and vaccines can make sure that your immune system can easily fight off any flu infections and support good health.See our FAQs
Check Your Symptoms
Symptoms that could indicate the flu include:
Having the above symptoms doesn’t mean you have the flu, there are a number of other conditions that share flu symptoms, such as:
Talk to a doctor to receive an official flu diagnosis so you don’t waste your time treating the wrong condition or ignore flu-like symptoms of a more serious condition that requires medical attention.
Get a Prescription Online
If a PlushCare doctor determines you do have the flu they may offer to write you a prescription for Tamiflu. Tamiflu is an antiviral drug that helps attack the flu virus and prevents it from multiplying in your body. It can reduce the severity of symptoms such as stuffy nose, cough, sore throat, fever or chills, aches, and tiredness, and it can shorten the length of time you are sick by as much as 1-2 days. If you have been exposed to somebody who has the flu a Tamiflu prescription can also help you avoid catching it yourself.
Pick up at these and thousands of other pharmacies nationwide
Unless you have severe symptoms, or you think you or your child has a bacterial infection like strep throat, treatment for the flu and flu-like symptoms are basically the same.
To talk to a doctor about the flu treatment options available to you book an appointment and meet with a top PlushCare doctor today.
1. Schedule an appointment from your phone
2. Speak with a doctor for 15 minutes
3. Pick up your prescription from a pharmacy near you
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Jul 8th, 2019
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Jun 13, 2019
"After my appointment was completed my prescription was available immediately…. My doctor wants to help me with both my ongoing condition maintenance as well as other health concerns I have." -Eric E.
Mar 11th, 2019