Patients with coronavirus treated with drugs that are used in the common cold, however, COVID-19 they can not be used. Told “Evening Moscow” the virologist Hope Golabek.
The doctor listed the medications from the group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: ibuprofen, aspirin, voltaren, diclofenac and naproxen. She added that the experience of researchers from France and Italy showed that these medicines make the body more susceptible to the virus.
According to her, these medicines create a beneficial environment for coronavirus, causing infection can easily get into the lungs, which leads to an inflammatory process in infected, pneumonia and damage the alveoli.
The virologist added that the number of Western doctors believes that the coronavirus can use paracetamol. However, the doctor recommends to take it, because the effect of this drug on COVID-19 is not fully understood, and “the consequences can be unpredictable”.
In addition, Golabek noticed that painkillers and any analgesics can cause respiratory complication and various pathologies. According to the doctor, at high temperature, should immediately contact the doctor and not to self-medicate. The medication can only deal with a doctor, said the virologist.
19 may it was reported that a popular cure for coronavirus recognized threat. Chinese scientists have found that hydroxychloroquine is not only effective against the coronavirus, but could cause harm to the body, prompting the appearance of side effects.
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