Oseltamivir, zanamivir and amantadine in the prevention of influenza: a systematic review.

@article{Jackson2011OseltamivirZA,
  title={Oseltamivir, zanamivir and amantadine in the prevention of influenza: a systematic review.},
  author={Rachel J Jackson and Katy L Cooper and Paul Tappenden and Angie Rees and Emma L Simpson and Robert C Read and Karl G. Nicholson},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2011},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={14-25}
}
OBJECTIVE To systematically review evidence relating to the clinical efficacy of oseltamivir, zanamivir and amantadine in the prevention of influenza. METHODS RCTs evaluating these interventions in seasonal prophylaxis and post-exposure prophylaxis were identified using electronic bibliographic databases and handsearching of retrieved articles. RESULTS Oseltamivir was effective in preventing symptomatic laboratory-confirmed influenza (SLCI) in seasonal prophylaxis in healthy adults and at… CONTINUE READING