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Review: could Tamiflu cause Blister?

Summary: Blister is found among people who take Tamiflu, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zithromax, and have The flu.

We study 10,408 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Blister. Find out below who they are, when they have Blister and more.

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Tamiflu

Tamiflu has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu. (latest outcomes from 10,928 Tamiflu users)

Blister

Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 15,799 Blister patients)

On Dec, 28, 2014: 10,402 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 25 people (0.24%) have Blister.

Trend of Blister in Tamiflu reports

Time on Tamiflu when people have Blister * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Blister100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Blister when taking Tamiflu * :

FemaleMale
Blister88.00%12.00%

Age of people who have Blister when taking Tamiflu * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Blister0.00%0.00%11.76%11.76%47.06%17.65%5.88%5.88%

Severity of Blister when taking Tamiflu ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Blister ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Influenza (11 people, 44.00%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (2 people, 8.00%)
  3. H1n1 influenza (2 people, 8.00%)
  4. Convulsion (1 people, 4.00%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (1 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zithromax (3 people, 12.00%)
  2. Amoxicillin (3 people, 12.00%)
  3. Digoxin (3 people, 12.00%)
  4. Prednisolone (3 people, 12.00%)
  5. Diovan (3 people, 12.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can you take cephalexin and tamiflu together?
    She steered with aches, pain, fever, congestion in lungs. Started on Donalson. The mucous was clear at the time. After three days aches persisted and very low to no fever. Took to clinic. Dr said she has,flu and started her on Tamiflu. We took her off cephalexin. Coughing persists after 6 days and mucous now yellow green.
    Should we start her back on cephalexin?

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  • Narcolepsy-cataplexy and epilepsy after taking tamiflu (1 response)
    Sorry for my unperfect English : ) I'm french.

    I suddenly declared an "atypic" Narcolepsy-cataplexy after taking two pills of TAMIFLU in 2007. My husband was ill, and our family doctor recommanded me and my baby to take the same medecine otherwise we should also catch the "bad" flu.

    I took two pills of TAMIFLU and fell down at my office, unanimated but not unconscious, unable to move, prisonner in my own body. Till this day, I couldn't help falling down 10 to 15 Times a day, being sleepy all the day long, being paralysed when I Wake up in the morning. Several nights I also experimented tonic-clonic epilepsy seizures and insomnia. My life would never be the same till then.

    I was misdiagnotised the first time, since I didn't carry the "HLA specific type" confirming a typical narcolepsy. But the cataplexy attacks were so specifically that I obtained to be recieved in a sleep-center to check my sleepness architecture. The results were shortly confirming the diagnosis of Narcolpesy-Cataplexy in its nontypical form, "secondary type" as in rare cases as following a trauma, and also the diagnostics of frontal epilepsy.

    I precise I did NEVER had seizure or epilepsy crises before the day I fell down after taking TAMILFU.

    At the RMI, I was detected an "intrasellar arachnoidocele" which could explain the survenience of my symptoms. It's sudden appearance might have been a side effect of TAMIFLU which is now known to rich (oseltamivir substance)the blood-brain barrier and cause irreversible dammages to brain.

    As a conclusion, TAMIFLU appeared to be responsable of a "medecinal intoxication" causing the narcolepsy-cataplexy I suddenly suffer since then.

    Several Years after, we hear about narcolepsy cases caused by the massive H1N1 vaccinations... But what about me, am I the only one case declared by TAMIFLU and its molecule oseltamivir ?

    Astrid B

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  • started tamiflu yesterday...After seeing doctor for typical flu symptoms but negative flu rapid test. Had 102.5 temp, chills, hacking cough. Fever broke after two doses. I have felt fine all day...now have severe sore throat (broken glass feeling with swallowing, and very swollen lymph-nodes in my neck. The only medications I take are estrodiol 1 mg, requip 4 mg and imitrex for migraines as needed. I actually feel great from the shoulders down and the jaw line up...but my throat is miserable. Has anyone else had this happen after taking Tamiflu?

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  • I am a Type 1 diabetic on insulin pump therapy with the continuous glucose monitoring link. I also take a Sertraline pill a day to take the edge off, but do not always take it on time during the hectic weekends/holidays. The past 2 days (day 3 and 4 of Tamiflu medication) had episodes where my blood sugar plummeted and I experienced very altered states -- last night it was dream-like and I blacked out/don't remember about an hour with my family and today it was emotional and fitful.

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