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- FDA approved for uncomplicated influenza in patients 2 years and older with symptoms present less then 2 days.
NON-FDA APPROVED USES
- Treatment of influenza for hospitalized adult and pediatric patients for whom therapy with an IV anti-influenza drug is needed.
- Limited data available to support efficacy in complicated influenza, or influenza requiring hospitalization or influenza > 48h duration.
- Peramivir can be considered for treatment failure occurring with use of currently approved anti-influenza drugs (e.g., oseltamivir and zanamivir) and in patients who are unable to take oral or inhaled anti-viral therapy.