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Antiviral prescribing for influenza

The Department of Health (DH) has said that antiviral medications may now be prescribed at NHS expense for prophylaxis and treatment of influenza. This follows a recent increase in influenza virus activity. Antivirals should be considered for patients at risk of severe complications from influenza, or if they are in a “clinical at risk group”. More information can be found through the DH Central Alerting System

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal DOI: 10.1211/PJ.2016.20200452

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