Covid19

Background: Antiviral treatment is a hot topic regarding therapy for COVID-19. Several antiviral drugs have been tested in the months since the pandemic began. Yet only Remdesivir obtained approval after first trials. The best time to administer Remdesivir is still a matter for discussion and this could also depend upon the severity of lung damage […]

Background: For unvaccinated individuals with mild-to-moderate coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), monoclonal antibodies against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) decrease the risk of severe disease and hospitalization. We describe the use of the monoclonal antibodies casirivimab and imdevimab for COVID-19 in pregnancy. Case: Two unvaccinated pregnant individuals presented with moderate COVID-19, one in the […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended treatment with the combination of two monoclonal antibodies (Casirivimab and imdevimab) for two groups of high-risk patients with Covid-19 in its latest living guidelines, sources said here. These high-risk patients include those with non-severe Covid-19 at high risk of hospitalization and also seronegative patients with severe or critical […]

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (sars-cov-2 (covid-19) mrna bnt-162b2 vaccine) remdesivir Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine and remdesivir. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider. Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine […]

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This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs: Paracetamol (acetaminophen) remdesivir Edit list (add/remove drugs) Interactions between your drugs Remdesivir may cause liver problems, and using it with other medications that can also affect the liver such as acetaminophen may increase that risk. Blood tests to monitor liver function should be […]

LONDRES —  La Organización Mundial de la Salud recomendó un costoso tratamiento con anticuerpos en ciertos pacientes con coronavirus, en la última actualización de sus pautas para tratar a enfermos de COVID-19. Los nuevos lineamientos, publicados el viernes en la revista BMJ, señalan que los dos anticuerpos — casirivimab e imdevimab — elaborados por Regeneron deberían […]

Interpretation “No clinical benefit was observed from the use of remdesivir in patients who were admitted to hospital for COVID-19, were symptomatic for more than 7 days, and required oxygen support.” Great, the FDA approved another useless drug. Anything that works and is inexpensive is forbidden. They want you dead. Interpretation “No clinical benefit was […]

Currently, remdesivir is the only antiviral drug approved to treat COVID-19. Its effects on the course of disease are moderate. Many viral diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis C, are treated with drug cocktails. Existing antiviral drugs might make remdesivir more effective in combination. Two research teams recently screened for antiviral drugs that might increase […]

No significant differences were seen between treatment groups in mortality during hospitalization. There was a marked decrease in SARS-CoV-2 load in the oropharynx during the first week overall, with similar decreases and 10-day viral loads among the remdesivir, HCQ, and SoC groups. Remdesivir and HCQ did not affect the degree of respiratory failure or inflammatory […]

“Remdesivir and Other COVID-19 Therapeutics”* SPEAKER: Elleni J. Pippis, BS, PharmD — Principal Medical Scientist, COVID-19 / Emerging Viruses, Gilead Sciences, Inc.DATE: Thursday, October 07, 2021TIME: 12:00-1:00pm LOCATION: Zoom link: zoom.us/j/95012325021?pwd=bXBXVEd3NWlJTmpOSUlqYUl6YlhXQT09 *Non-CME talk, supported by Gilead Return to Seminar List >> ACCREDITATION STATEMENT The State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center is accredited […]

WHO Issues Guidance for Use of Casirivimab-Imdevimab in COVID-19 – HealthDay WHO Issues Guidance for Use of Casirivimab-Imdevimab in COVID-19 – HealthDay WHO Issues Guidance for Use of Casirivimab-Imdevimab in COVID-19 – HealthDay WHO Issues Guidance for Use of Casirivimab-Imdevimab in COVID-19 – HealthDay WHO Issues Guidance for Use of Casirivimab-Imdevimab in COVID-19 – HealthDay […]

The WHO Therapeutics and COVID-19: living guideline contains the Organization’s most up-to-date recommendations for the use of therapeutics in the treatment of COVID-19. The latest version of this living guideline is available in pdf format (via the ‘Download’ button) and via an online platform, and is updated regularly as new evidence emerges. This sixth version […]

By September 1, 2021, SARS-CoV-2, a respiratory virus that prompted Coronavirus Disease in 2019, had infected approximately 218,567,442 patients and claimed 4,534,151 lives. There are currently no specific treatments available for this lethal virus, although several drugs, including remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine, have been tested. The purpose of this study is to assess the activity of […]

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) Some 20,000 vials of Bamlanivimab and 40,000 vials of Etesevimab have been delivered to Ukraine, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported. “The latest agreement on receiving this assistance was reached during Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to the United States. Some 20,000 vials of Bamlanivimab and 40,000 vials of Etesevimab are already in […]

Vietnam adds more anti-Covid-19 drug for the treatment of Covid-19 patients  The oral anti-Covid-19 medications should be given early in the course of illness and/or in patients with less severe disease at home while injectable drugs will be used for inpatients. The Ministry also directed that all drugs that have not been recommended by the World […]

Some 20,000 vials of Bamlanivimab and 40,000 vials of Etesevimab have been delivered to Ukraine, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has reported. “The latest agreement on receiving this assistance was reached during Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to the United States. Some 20,000 vials of Bamlanivimab and 40,000 vials of Etesevimab are already in Ukraine and […]

Amazon Web Services announced plans to open an infrastructure region in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2024. The new AWS Asia Pacific Region will consist of three Availability Zones and join the existing 81 Availability Zones across 25 geographic AWS Regions at launch. The Region will be owned and operated by a local AWS entity in […]