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Oseltamivir, better known as Tamiflu, (2hu0)

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Neuraminidase Inhibitor Pharmacokinetics
Parameter Zanamivir Oseltamivir
Tmax (hr) 1.25 1.5
Cmax (ng/ml) 31.6 57
Bioavailability (%) 2 75
Protein Binding (%) 10 42
T1/2 (hr) 3 3.2
AUC (ng/ml/hr) 185 204
Clearance (L/h) 54.1 18.8
Dosage (mg) 10 300
Metabolism None Hepatic

For References to Pharmacokinetic data, see: References

See Also


  1. Varghese JN, McKimm-Breschkin JL, Caldwell JB, Kortt AA, Colman PM. The structure of the complex between influenza virus neuraminidase and sialic acid, the viral receptor. Proteins. 1992 Nov;14(3):327-32. PMID:1438172 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/prot.340140302
  2. Collins PJ, Haire LF, Lin YP, Liu J, Russell RJ, Walker PA, Skehel JJ, Martin SR, Hay AJ, Gamblin SJ. Crystal structures of oseltamivir-resistant influenza virus neuraminidase mutants. Nature. 2008 Jun 26;453(7199):1258-61. Epub 2008 May 14. PMID:18480754 doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature06956

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