See doctors before taking antiviral medicine, flu patients told
The health ministry says 1.1 million capsules of medicine, which can benefit 110,000 patients, have been approved for private health facilities since December. (File pic)
KUALA LUMPUR: Those infected by influenza have been advised to consult their doctors before taking any antiviral medication.
Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said although antiviral medication could help reduce influenza symptoms and alleviate health complications, it should be used rationally to prevent antimicrobial resistance which could result in ineffective treatment outcomes.……
Malaysia Health News
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