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26 Feb: Tamiflu Prescriptions Reveal a Scary Flu Trend

The flu has become a normal part of people’s lives. This outbreak doesn’t scare people but it should. Experts are saying that people are dealing with the worst flu epidemic in recent years, and prescriptions for Tamiflu are rising. This is one of the most popular flu medicines available. The purchase of this medication in some states is 10 to 14 times higher than last year’s rates though the country, as a whole, has been using Tamiflu more. The states that seem to fill their prescriptions at a high rate are states like Arizona and Wisconsin. The problem seems to be hitting states in the midwestern and southern part of the country. You might be thinking about the flu vaccine…

24 Oct: Buy Tamiflu and Relenza online to rescue you against the swine flu

As the 2009/2010 influenza season progresses, there is cause for worry. Flu activity is already widespread in 46 states, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and the 2009 novel H1N1 flu virus, popularly known as the “swine flu,” is on the rise. Meanwhile, the swine flu vaccine is difficult to obtain, leaving many unprotected from this new strain. Fortunately, the antiviral treatments Tamiflu and Relenza are still largely effective against the swine flu. Why is there so much worry about pandemic flu this year? Regular flu kills 36,000 people in the US each year, but the swine flu variation has the potential to kill many more. The latest update from the CDC shows that swine flu has caused…

01 May: Using Tamiflu and Relenza for swine flu prevention

After our post yesterday on five ways to protect yourself from swine flu, we received a number of e-mails inquiring about the use of Tamiflu and/or Relenza as a flu preventative. The answer is that, yes, you can use these drugs as a precautionary measure against swine flu. Government health officials and physicians, however, are hesitant to endorse this because the overuse of antiviral drugs can help germs become resistant to them. However, some physicians have been providing prescriptions for Tamiflu and Relenza as a precaution. As pharmacist Steve Tigrett reports: It hasn’t gotten out of hand yet. Some doctors are writing it as a precaution, just to have in case they do start showing symptoms. It needs to be…

30 Apr: Five ways to protect yourself from swine flu

Since we are headquartered in San Antonio, eDrugSearch.com is located relatively close to ground zero in the current swine flu outbreak. The first H1N1 death in the United States was here in Texas, and today, Dr. Marcus Gitterle, a New Braunfels emergency medicine physician, is attracting significant attention after sending out a frightening internal e-mail that has spread across the Web like wildfire. Based on privately communicated information from the Centers for Disease Control and other sources, Dr. Gitterle said that the virus is far worse than the media is telling the public. Here’s an excerpt from Dr. Gitterle’s e-mail: Since it is such a novel (new) virus, there is no “herd immunity,” so the “attack rate” is very high…