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My son has a congenital heart defect. Can he receive the H1N1 vaccine injection while taking Tamiflu?

He is on Tamiflu for a possible exposure to H1N1. Currently he has no symptoms.
In Topics: H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Nov 2, 2009
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What the Expert Says:

Speak to his pedaitric cardiologist and or his pediatrician.  Usually you don't receive the vaccine while on preventative therapy.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
expert panelist: pediatrics
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