Adults with the Flu are needed for a Research Study
A Randomized Double-Blind Study Comparing Oseltamivir versus Placebo for the Treatment of Influenza in Low Risk Adults
Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
The purpose of the study is to see if Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) is effective in reducing the amount of flu virus in the body. When: As soon as possible after you get sick with the Flu Who: Healthy adults with Flu What: If eligible you will receive Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) or placebo Where: Respiratory Disease Study Center at Student Health – Lower Level Study includes four visits. Visits include physical exam, nose swabs, blood draws and diary. Compensation is $500 for completed study. For More Information: Please call the study nurse at 982-3981 Principal Investigator: Birgit Winther, M.D. UVA Department of Otolaryngology IRB-HSR # 15741
$500 for completed study.