Fabiflu 400 Tablet is an antiviral medicine that is use to treat mild to moderate cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections. COVID-19 infection is highly contagious and is cause by the SARS CoV-2 virus.
The common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, loss of taste or smell, breathing difficulty, nasal congestion, and diarrhoea. Fabiflu Tablet prevents the virus from multiplying in the body.
Since 2014, this medicine is approve in Japan to treat cases of influenza that are unresponsive to conventional treatment.
Fabiflu Tablet may cause side effects like diarrhoea, decrease in white blood cell count (especially neutrophils), increase in blood uric acid levels, and elevated liver enzyme levels. Consult your doctor if your diarrhoea worsens or if you are concerned about the side effects.
Do not discontinue this medicine without consulting your doctor. Seek immediate medical attention if you see signs of allergic reactions like hives, skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, difficulty breathing, etc.
Fabiflu Tablet may be taken with or without food, but taking it with or after a meal may help prevent side effects like nausea and vomiting. Take Fabiflu Tablet at the same time every day for better results and compliance (so you do not forget).
Fabiflu Tablet is not recommended for use if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding due to the lack of safety and efficacy data. Inform your doctor if you have gout (a condition that causes severe pain, redness, and tenderness in the joints) or any liver, kidney, or heart problems before starting treatment with this medicine. Use in children is not recommended due to the lack of sufficient safety and efficacy data.
Major & minor side effects for Fabiflu Tablet
- Increased blood uric acid levels
- Elevated Liver Enzymes
Uses of Fabiflu Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
- Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Fabiflu Tablet is used to treat mild to moderate cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. It reduces the viral load and provides a quick symptomatic improvement.
Commonly asked questions
The amount of time for which Fabiflu Tablet remains active in the body has not been clinically establish.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Is this a habit forming medicine?
No habit-forming tendency has been report for Fabiflu Tablet.
Fabiflu Tablet is not recommend for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before starting treatment with this medicine if you are pregnant.
Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
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