What patients should receive oseltamivir (tamiflu)?

I’m pretty sure there are varying opinions on this topic.  Do you prescribe it for everyone who just has symptoms?  Do you only give it those who present within 48 hours, as the indication states?  Do you only give it to those patients who test positive?  below is a quick read about on ED physician’s opinion.

http://www.epmonthly.com/departments/columns/in-my-opinion/tamiflu-a-drug-looking-for-an-indication/

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