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“Dexamethasone” added to COVID-19 treatment protocol

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently included the use of steroid Dexamethasone in COVID-19 treatment. The ministry has also recommended the use of Remdesivir on patients that are moderately ill. Hydroxychloroquine is to be used during early course of the disease. Highlights The new COVID-19 treatment protocol of the health ministry says ..

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Dexamethasone added in Clinical Management Protocols for COVID-19 Patients by Health Ministry

On 27th June 2020, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has released an updated Clinical Management Protocol under Dexamethasone was advised as an alternative to Methylprednisolone. Further, the Ministry has also stated that the Dexamethasone drug to be only used for COVID-19 positive patients who require oxygen support or those with an excessive ..

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