Essential medicines selection

Zanamivir (Inclusion)

17th Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines (2009)

Drug information

Drug name: Zanamivir
Section 6.4.3: Other antivirals

Powder for oral inhalation: 5 mg.
Four 5 mg blisters of powder on a Rotadisk® for oral inhalation via Diskhaler®. Packaged in carton containing five Rotadisk® (total of 10 doses) and one Diskhaler® inhalation device.

Application prepared by:
Drs Paul Carless and Yuanyuan Cheng, Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, Waratah, New South Wales, Australia 2298.