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Off-Label: Can Drugs Developed For Other Diseases Treat COVID-19?
Early in 2022, the FDA granted emergency use authorization to two antiviral drugs to treat COVID-19: Lagevrio (molnupiravir) and Paxlovid…
Another Study Claims Hydroxychloroquine Can Fight COVID-19
A new study is claiming that a cocktail of the mineral zinc, the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, and the antibiotic azithromycin…
Why The FDA Withdrew Emergency Use Status for Hydroxychloroquine
A major study that showed hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 was dangerous was revoked, leading many to believe that it is in…
It seems every time we learn something about COVID-19, it is contradicted within days. The most recent about-face still has me spinning: We were first told that COVID-19 germs spread to other people before symptoms appear, called “asymptomatic shedding,” and it was estimated to happen for up to two weeks before symptoms appeared.
Hydroxychloroquine Does Not Cure or Treat COVID-19
After months of speculation, clinical tests and a lot of hope, scientists reluctantly conclude that hydroxychloroquine is not the answer…
HCQ Increases Chance of Death in COVID-19 Patients, New HIV Drug, Tylenol
New study shows that HCQ increases chance of death in COVID-19 patients. Additionally, research shows promising hope for a new HIV drug. Should acetaminophen be used more frequently for sports injuries?
OTC Heartburn Drug Eyed for COVID-19
Many people turn to the over-the-counter drug Pepcid (famotidine) after they’ve eaten spicy food, and a new trial is testing…
Testing Drugs on Sick People – A COVID Question
Have we become afraid of death? Were people a millennium or two ago less afraid? What is worse: to die or to take untested drugs that hurt me before I die anyway?
Taking medical advice from someone who isn’t a doctor is risky and potentially life-threatening. Here’s why.
A hundred or more clinical trials are underway testing a variety of drugs for coronavirus. What are these clinical trials we keep hearing about? If I have COVID should I join a trial?
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