TABLE 6.

Antiviral Drugs for Influenza

AmantadineRimantadineZanamivirOseltamivir
VirusAAA and BA and B
AdministrationOralOralInhalationOral
Treatment indications*≥1 y of age≥13 y of age≥7 y of age≥1 y of age
Prophylaxis indications*≥1 y of age≥1 y of ageNot approved≥13 y of age
Adverse effectsCentral nervous system, anxietyCentral nervous system, anxietyBronchospasmNausea, vomiting
  • * Approved ages.