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Drugs for covid-19?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No specific drugs: Rest. Hydrate, Quarantine. If symptomatic consider acetaminophen, decongestant, or saline for nasal irrigation. If you have shortness of breath, blue lips or dizziness - please get urgent evaluation. Call your doctor if you are uncertain about the severity of your symptoms. There are no specific medications for COVID 19.

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Is there a drug for Covid-19?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
A COVID cure?: There is currently no cure for COVID 19.
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Why aren't there any drugs for Covid-19 yet?

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Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 19 years experience
COVID: there are many drugs that they are using that decrease the viral load of COVID in the our bodies currently. There are many vaccines that are currently in the developmental stages.
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Are there effective drugs for Covid-19?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No cures.: There are currently no cures for COVID 19. There are numerous clinical trials to look for effective meds. Clinical trials with Remdesivir ( broad-spectrum antiviral medication) show some initial positive results.
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A 29-year-old male asked:

What should I do if I have COVID-19?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
COVID 19: Did you test positive? There are currently no identified treatments, medications or remedies that cure COVID -19. Rest, hydration, acetaminophen, decongestant, cough med & nasal saline irrigation may help mild symptoms. Make sure to quarantine. Get emergency care for difficulty breathing, blue lips or face, significant & persistent chest pain or new-onset of confusion.
Last updated May 19, 2021

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