Can I mix Tamiflu liquid with anything?

A thick and sweet liquid, such as regular or sugar-free chocolate syrup, that masks the flavor of the medicine can be mixed with the contents of the Tamiflu® capsule.

How do you reconstitute Tamiflu?

Carefully separate the capsule body and cap and transfer the contents of the required number of Tamiflu 75-mg capsules into a clean mortar. Triturate the granules to a fine powder. Add about one-third of the specified amount of vehicle to the mortar, and triturate the powder until a uniform suspension is achieved.

Is there a liquid form of Tamiflu?

Does Tamiflu come in a liquid as well as capsules? A. Yes, Tamiflu is available as a liquid (oral suspension) and as oral capsules of different sizes. Your healthcare provider will prescribe the strength that is right for you.

Can you mix Tamiflu liquid with milk?

Take this medication by mouth with or without food. You may take it with food or milk to minimize stomach upset.

Can I dissolve Tamiflu in water?

All of the medicine may not dissolve, just be sure it is all well mixed. The child should consume the liquid mixture entirely. For more information visit or or call 800-CDC-INFO. Pour a small amount (about a spoonful) of the thick sweetened liquid into a cup or bowl.

Can you mix Tamiflu with orange juice?

For patients needing a 75 mg dose: If a patient cannot swallow the Tamiflu® capsules and the patient’s dose is 75 mg (one capsule), the capsule can be opened and the contents mixed with some chocolate syrup,1 orange juice,2 or applesauce. 1 The mixture should be used immediately.

What does Tamiflu liquid taste like?

Tamiflu, known to have a bitter taste, can be an especially important medication to personalize the taste because the longer a child is not adherent to their medication, the longer it can take to recover.”

Can you dissolve Tamiflu?

Carefully open the Tamiflu® capsule prescribed by your doctor and pour out all of the powder inside the capsule and mix it into the liquid. The exact amount of liquid used doesn’t matter. All of the medicine may not dissolve, just be sure it is all well mixed. The child should consume the liquid mixture entirely.

Can Tamiflu be mixed with water?

Put one (1) 75-mg Tamiflu capsule contents into a small bowl, discarding empty capsule. Add two (2) level teaspoons (tsp) of water. Stir the water and capsule contents for 1 minute.

Can you mix Tamiflu with chocolate milk?

Mix one (1) dose of Tamiflu® liquid with sugar, chocolate or flavored syrup, or flavored dessert toppings to hide the bitter taste of the medicine. Mix well before giving. Make sure your child eats or drinks all of the food or drink that is mixed with the medicine.

Is Tamiflu a shot or pill or liquid?

oseltamivir phosphate (available as a generic version or under the trade name Tamiflu®), baloxavir marboxil (trade name Xofluza®). and Tamiflu® are available as a pill or liquid suspension and are FDA approved for early treatment of flu in people 14 days and older.

What are the dangers of Tamiflu?


  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pains
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • What drugs can you take with Tamiflu?

    Oseltamivir (available as a generic version or under the trade name Tamiflu®) is approved for treatment of flu in children 2 weeks old or older.

  • Zanamivir (trade name Relenza®) is approved for treatment of flu in children 7 years and older.
  • Peramivir (trade name Rapivab®) is given intravenously and recommended for use in children 2 years and older.
  • Is it worth it to take Tamiflu?

    Yes. Though it gets a bit of a bad rap at times, Tamiflu is dependable for reducing the severity of the annual flu, and also may reduce your risk of spreading the virus to other people, which is key.