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Influenza (Flu)

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Influenza is a respiratory illness that occurs in annual outbreaks, mainly during the winter season. Symptoms of influenza infection include fever, body aches, headache. cough, stuffy nose, malaise or fatigue.

 

What Causes Influenza (Flu)?

Influenza is a respiratory illness caused by influenza A or B viruses.

Symptoms of influenza infection include fever, body aches, headache. cough, stuffy nose, malaise or fatigue.

 

When To Consult A Doctor (Callondoc)

When clinically indicated, therapy should be started as soon as possible, ideally within 48 hours of the onset of symptoms. Testing should not delay the initiation of antiviral therapy

  • Treatment can shorten the duration of symptoms when initiated within the first 48 hours of illness. 
  • Individuals with flu-like symptoms whose family members or friends have the flu
  • Individuals with flu-like symptoms who reside in an epidemic area
  • Symptomatic health care providers who routinely care for patients at high risk for influenza complications

 

Treatments Available Online for Influenza

- Tamiflu (Oseltamivir)

- Zanamivir (Relenza)

Antibiotics aren't effective against the flu because it's caused by a virus, not bacteria.