Molnupiravir, new hope, oral pill could help treat COVID-19
Molnupiravir (molnupiravir) is an antiviral oral tablet. Developed for the treatment of influenza by German pharmaceutical company Merck, in collaboration with Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, it has been shown to be effective against ทดลองเล่นสล็อต joker
the coronavirus. Many species, such as SARS, MERS and COVID-19
When can I start taking Molnupiravir?
The Facebook page, Health Knowledge, by Uthai Pharmacist, states that Molnupiravir is still in the phase 2 human research phase into Phase 3. Preliminary results. It has been found to be used in the 2019 coronavirus family, with less drug use than favipiravir and with fewer side effects. Therefore, we have to wait and see if After completing the experiment can be used to treat COVID-19 Can it be like Favipiravir?
Molnupiravir is currently has the status of an experimental antiviral drug It is undergoing Phase 3 clinical trials in humans and is considering for approval by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Tests show new drug can reduce coronavirus replication Quickly reduce the number of viral infections in humans. reduce the severity of the disease Help prevent the spread of the coronavirus and low side effects in animal experiments When this drug is administered to lab animals infected with the coronavirus Can prevent other experimental animals that are in close contact with the virus.
Prof. Dr. Kunkanya Chokphaiboonkit, MD. Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital Mahidol University, Prof. Dr. Yong Phuworawan, Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society and the Faculty of Medicine. Chulalongkorn University and Asst. Prof. Dr. Kamthorn Malatham, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol University later said that if the results of the study found that the drug was effective in reducing the severity of the disease. and reduce the likelihood of death Opportunity to be approved as an emergency drug for the treatment of COVID-19
A Facebook page, health information, known by pharmacists, Uthai states that it may be used to treat the Covid-19 virus. All types, both mutant and non-mutant, dosage form and the use of this new drug if approved. Like Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and Baloxavir (Xofluza), oral medications are used to treat influenza. And to eat to prevent infection in the case of being in close contact with influenza patients. The doctor prescribes medication to eat at home as an outpatient. No need to be hospitalized
However, at present, the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 The best thing right now is vaccination against COVID-19. together with self-defense measures in a new way of life (New Normal)