Neuraminidase inhibitors for preventing and treating influenza in children.
BACKGROUND: During epidemics, influenza attack rates in children may exceed 40%. Options for prevention and treatment currently include the neuraminidase inhibitors zanamivir and oseltamivir. Laninamivir octanoate, the prodrug of laninamivir, is currently being developed. OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy, safety and tolerability of neuraminidase inhibitors in the treatment and prevention of influenza in children. SEARCH METHODS: For this update we searched the Cochrane Central Register of ...Expand abstract
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