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Antiviral Drugs

Information for Health Care Professionals

The information on this page should be considered current for the 2018-2019 influenza season for clinical practice regarding the use of influenza antiviral medications. Also see the current summary of recommendations available at Influenza Antiviral Medications: Summary for Clinicians and a list of related references at Antiviral Guide References.

Additional Information for Health Care Professionals

Additional Information Regarding Influenza Virus Prevention and Control Among Specific Populations

Each year, ACIP provides general information regarding the prevention and control of influenza with vaccines.

Below additional guidance on antiviral treatment of influenza and other reports related to prevention and control of influenza among specific populations (e.g., immunocompromised persons, health care personnel, hospital patients, pregnant women, children, and travelers) are available:

Review the references cited in the Guidance on the Use of Influenza Antiviral Agents

Information for the Public