Antiviral medicines in pregnancy, breastfeeding and children under one

August 2017

General Practitioners

Country of origin: UK

Pandemic influenza: guidance on preparing maternity services. It reinforces and clarifies the advice in the main guidance, and provides advice for the use of antiviral medicines in women who are breastfeeding. It also gives details of the safety and efficacy of these medicines.

This document has been updated with new information on the dose of oseltamivir for children aged 6 months and over and up to one year of age and treatment of pregnant women

'Pandemic influenza guidance on pregnancy, breastfeeding and children under the age of one' is available online.

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