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Flu Nasal Aerosol (vaccine)

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Flu prevention in healthy Children

Curefacts.com - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | WELL TESTED - 75 studies with 300,000 children
Curefacts.com - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | EFFECTIVE for prevention of symptoms
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Flu nose spray vaccine with “live” (weakened) viruses. 75 studies conducted, with 300,000 children. Prevents 1 flu case in 6 vaccinated children, and 1 influenza-like-illness in 12 vaccinated children. Does not prevent flu complications. Strong side effects. Known serious harms.

Neuraminidase inhibitors (RX)

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Flu prevention in healthy Children

Curefacts.com - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | NEEDS MORE TESTING - 3 studies with 863 children
Curefacts.com - Circle icon EFFECTIVENESS | MILD BENEFITS for prevention of symptoms
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Preventive treatment with Neuraminidase inhibitors (e.g. zanamivir, oseltamivir). 3 studies conducted, with 863 children. Prevents 1 case of influenza transmission when given to 12 children in households were a member already has the Flu. Mild side effects, including vomiting.

Amantadine and Rimantadine (RX)

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Flu prevention in healthy Adults

Curefacts.com - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | WELL TESTED - 21 studies with 25,783 adults
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Prevention of influenza A with Amantadine and Rimantadine. This treatment has been replaced by neuraminidase inhibitors and is no longer used in the USA. 21 studies conducted, with 25,783 adults. Prevents 25% of influenza-like-illness in and over 60% of confirmed flu type A infections during influenza A epidemic outbreaks. Unknown impact in flu complications. Both drugs have irritating stomach and gut effects, while Amantadine may also impair the nervous system and lead to psychiatric symptoms.

Amantadine and Rimantadine (RX)

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Flu prevention in healthy Children

Curefacts.com - Evidence icon EVIDENCE | NEEDS MORE TESTING - 5 studies with 1,007 children
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Prevention of influenza A with Amantadine and Rimantadine. 5 studies conducted, with 1,007 children. Amantadine prevents 5.88% of confirmed flu type A infections during influenza A epidemic outbreaks, while Rimantadine is ineffective. The impact of both on complications is unclear. Both drugs have irritating stomach and gut effects, while Amantadine may also impair the nervous system and lead to psychiatric symptoms.

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