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Tongue swelling in association with oseltamivir (Tamiflu).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22687684     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 29-year-old lady presented with an increasingly swollen tongue 3 days after commencing oseltamivir (Tamiflu) for flu-like symptoms. Once identified as the cause, her symptoms rapidly improved with antihistamines and discontinuing the Tamiflu. The authors find only one other case in the literature reporting this very rare side effect.
Authors:
Tania Kalsi; Jennifer Stevenson; Paul Wade; Mark Kinirons
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-08-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Guys & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
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