Roche Warns Of Psychotic Reactions To Tamiflu

Law360, New York (March 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Roche Holding AG have issued a warning to doctors over potentially deadly psychotic reactions in young patients taking Tamiflu and have urged caution when prescribing the drug.

The Food and Drug Administration posted a letter from the Swiss-based drugmaker dated February 2008 notifying doctors of new warnings added to the Tamiflu label last year on the recommendation of an FDA committee last year.

In addition to a warning about “hallucinations, delirium and abnormal behavior” often caused by influenza, the...
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