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  1. Drug Safety and Availability

2015-2016 Influenza Season: Availability of Antivirals

  • Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) Oral Suspension
    • No current shortage.
    • If there is difficulty locating commercial Tamiflu for Oral Suspension, FDA would like to remind healthcare professionals of the FDA-approved Instructions for the emergency compounding of an oral suspension from Tamiflu 75 mg capsules. This compounded suspension should not be used for convenience or when the FDA-approved Tamiflu for oral suspension is commercially available.  Please see information for healthcare professionals regarding compounding an oral suspension from Tamiflu 75 mg capsules at: Tamiflu: Emergency Compounding
  • Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) 75 mg Capsules
    • No current shortage.
  • Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) 45 mg Capsules
    • No current shortage.
    • Pediatric patients can be dosed correctly with the 30 mg and 45 mg capsules.
  • Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) 30 mg Capsules
    • No current shortage.
    • Pediatric patients can be dosed correctly with the 30 mg and 45 mg capsules.
  • Relenza (zanamivir) Inhalation Powder
    • No current shortage.