Peramivir is as effective as oral oseltamivir in the treatment of severe seasonal influenza.

@article{Yoo2015PeramivirIA,
  title={Peramivir is as effective as oral oseltamivir in the treatment of severe seasonal influenza.},
  author={Jung-wan Yoo and Sang Ho Choi and Jin Won Huh and Chae Man Lim and Younsuck Koh and Sang-Bum Hong},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={2015},
  volume={87 10},
  pages={1649-55}
}
The clinical efficacy of peramivir in the treatment of severe seasonal influenza in critically ill patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) is not well established. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical efficacy of peramivir with that of oseltamivir in such critically ill patients. From September 2010 through March 2014, sixty patients with influenza confirmed by RT-PCR and hospitalized in our ICU were enrolled and reviewed retrospectively. Thirty-four and twenty-six… CONTINUE READING