Suara.com – Although the Covid-19 vaccine was successfully found, researchers and drug manufacturers are also continuing to try to develop and research drugs that can relieve the symptoms of Covid-19.
Although some of them still need further research and require close supervision and must be prescribed by a doctor, a number of drugs are known to have good effects for Covid-19 patients.
Here are some drugs that are claimed to relieve the severity of Covid-19 symptoms, citing the Times of India, Monday (15/2/2021).
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This drug is still in the research phase in Canada, and the research has not been included in a peer-reviewed journal. However, this anti-inflammatory drug, which is often used as a gout medication, is considered to have significantly reduced hospitalizations and deaths due to SARS CoV 2 infection which causes Covid-19 illness.
These drugs tend to be cheaper, and have low side effects. People with pneumonia (pneumonia) who take this medicine do not really need a breathing device or ventilator.
In a study published in the journal Anesthesia and Analgesia, it was found that people who took aspirin had milder symptoms of Covid-19 than people who did not take it.
In this study, as many as 400 Covid-19 patients were evaluated for their health outcomes, it was found that people who received a dose of aspirin had a 43 percent lower risk of being admitted to the ICU.
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In addition, 44 percent have a lower risk of having to breathe with a ventilator. Plus people who took this drug died 47 percent less than people who didn’t take it.
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