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covid19_science [2021/10/02 11:25]
gary1 [cell death and apotosis induced by teh virus]
covid19_science [2021/10/04 08:54] (current)
gary1 [therapeutics]
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 +  ***anticoagulants**
 +    * anticoagulants reduce Covid clotting complications and ICU admits and death 
 +    * individuals using anticoagulation therapy who developed COVID-19 had a 43% lower risk of hospital admission (([[https://www.thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PIIS2589-5370(21)00419-3/fulltext|Lancet 2021: Outpatient and inpatient anticoagulation therapy and the risk for hospital admission and death among COVID-19 patients]]))
   ***Dexamethasone**   ***Dexamethasone**
     * the Recovery Trial published in June 2020 showed that 6mg dexamethasone daily for 10 days reduced deaths by 1/3rd for ventilated patients and by 20% for those on oxygen but without need for ventilator care(([[https://www.recoverytrial.net/news/low-cost-dexamethasone-reduces-death-by-up-to-one-third-in-hospitalised-patients-with-severe-respiratory-complications-of-covid-19]]))     * the Recovery Trial published in June 2020 showed that 6mg dexamethasone daily for 10 days reduced deaths by 1/3rd for ventilated patients and by 20% for those on oxygen but without need for ventilator care(([[https://www.recoverytrial.net/news/low-cost-dexamethasone-reduces-death-by-up-to-one-third-in-hospitalised-patients-with-severe-respiratory-complications-of-covid-19]]))
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