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Effect of double dose oseltamivir on clinical and virological outcomes in children and adults admitted to hospital with severe influenza: double blind randomised controlled trial

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Objective To investigate the validity of recommendations in treatment guidelines to use higher than approved doses of oseltamivir in patients with severe influenza. Design Double blind randomised trial. Setting Thirteen hospitals in Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Participants Patients aged ≥1 year admitted to hospital with confirmed severe influenza. Interventions Oral oseltamivir at double dose (150 mg twice a day/paediatric equivalent) versus...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.f3039

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089275/Wellcome Trust More from this funder
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Volume:
346
Issue:
2
Pages:
1-16
Publication date:
2013-05-30
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Pmid:
23723457
Source identifiers:
405838

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