Study Debunks Link Between Tamiflu and Teen Suicide
FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Finally, there's a bit of positive news in this brutal flu season.
A new study suggests that Tamiflu (oseltamivir), the only commercially available prescription medicine approved to treat the flu, does not boost suicide risk among children and teens.
Since 2006, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has required a warning on Tamiflu packaging that it may cause hallucinations and delirium in young patients and make them more apt to hurt themselves or take their own lives.
The labeling followed roughly 100 reports that suggested children who take Tamiflu may experience serious neuro-psychiatric side effects.Full Article