PHE influenza antiviral prophylaxis guideline

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A summary covering the use of antiviral prophylaxis to prevent influenza infection

The new PHE guidance covers the use of antiviral agents for prophylaxis in people who may have been exposed to seasonal influenza. This Guidelines article covers:

  • Treatment of suspected or confirmed influenza
    • for those with uncomplicated influenza
    • for those with complicated influenza
    • supplementary information on prescribing antivirals
  • Post exposure prophylaxis
    • supplementary information of prophylaxis with antiviral dosage and schedules, and dosing in patients with renal dysfunction

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