COVID-19: WHO Scientists Find Two New COVID-19 Drugs, All You Need to Know

Scientist Find Two New COVID-19 Drugs. This recommendation by WHO has been provided after seven trials. This will help doctors to make better decisions. Watch video to know all about them.

Published: January 14, 2022 9:00 PM IST

By Nikhil Khattar | Edited by Video Desk


COVID-19: WHO Scientists Find Two New COVID-19 Drugs, All You Need to Know: Omicron has become the most influential variant across the world. World health organisation has recommended two new COVID-19 Drugs. Arthritis drug Baricitinib. Synthetic antibody treatment. These drugs are recommended to save you from serious illness and covid deaths. Baricitinib is recommended for severe covid-19 patients . aricitinib is sold under the brand name of Olumiant. This drug is a combination of corticosteroids which is for severe patients and GSK-Vir’s antibody therapy for non-severe patients. Sotrovimab is recommended for non-severe cases. Sotrovimab is sold under the name of Xevudy. This drug is a combination of various antibodies. A similar recommendation was made previously for monoclonal antibody drug, casirivimab-imdevimab (REGN-COV2). This recommendation by WHO has been provided after seven trials. This involved 4000 patients with non- severe, severe and crucial conditions. This will help doctors to make better decisions.

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Published Date: January 14, 2022 9:00 PM IST