Use of antivirals and drug resistance - Japanese experience
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Presentation
- By: TASAKI, Yoshikazu (Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan)
- Co-author(s): Matsubara, Kazuo (Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan)
The proper use of antivirals is very important for treatment of patients with influenza. Zanamivir and oseltamivir, classified as neuraminidase inhibitors, have therapeutic effectiveness for influenza A/H1N1. Japan has been the most antiviral drug-consuming country in the world. Last winter, when the new type was pandemic influenza, we experienced.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.