Thailand Distributes Free Tamiflu Generics Around Nation To Stem Tide
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Thailand has begun distributing free generic versions of Roche's Tamiflu (oseltamivir) to state and private clinics to stem a problem of late treatment for severe flu cases. The Public Health Ministry certified 31 health clinics in Bangkok alone to prescribe the drug to flu patients, and more clinics there and throughout the country are to be added. Each of the clinics authorized by the ministry receives 50 tablets of the drug, enough to treat five people with the H1N1 flu virus. The generics are provided by the Government Pharmaceutical Organization. (Click here for more
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