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Category: Covid_19

Potential Treatment for Coronavirus-19

March 15, 2020 7:34 pm

There are a number of psosible medications (Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin) being reported in the literature. They are mostly small series and  not proven sicnetifically. Some of the medications that are being dicsused in the media infact have singificnat and deadly side effects. The use of these medications should be avoided until and unless some prelimeary data shows any imrpvoment There are numerous pathways and approaches being considered for both vaccines and medications for treatment of Cornoavirus-19. One of the approaches is to try to minimize and mute the inflammation that is caused by the virus entering the lung cells leading to destructive damage of the lung tissue. There are a number of medication in this class, however most of them has significant side effects. Baricitinib, a medication currently available for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may be such a molecule.