Nigeria news : COVID-19, Nigerian govt reveals drugs not relevant for treatment of patients
Nigeria News: COVID-19, Nigerian govt exposes medicines not appropriate for the treatment of clients, The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has gotten rid of antiviral medicines from its brand-new set of standards for the treatment of COVID-19.
NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this at a Presidential Task Force rundown on COVID-19 on Thursday.
According to him, the choice to stop the use of antiviral drugs on Coronavirus individuals was as a result of the current research on situation monitoring.
“We have actually removed the use of antivirals from our therapy standards.
“One that remained in our guidelines lately was the lopinavir/ritonavir combination, which is a combination of medicines we use for HIV.
“There have been fairly a variety of researches now that have actually shown that they don’t actually enhance the end result of this ailment, so we’ve withdrawn them from the standards of administration.”
Last month, the Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, disclosed that the 4 medicines that will certainly be monitored in the COVID-19 solidarity test are Remdesivir; Chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine; Lopinavir, and Ritonavir.