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The Ministry of health has made changes to the recommendations for the prevention and treatment of coronavirus infection in children and removed lopinavir plus ritonavir use from the list of drugs in the treatment of patients of all ages, reports RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the Ministry.
The Ministry noted that an antiretroviral drug has a proven efficacy and safety. In addition to Russia, it was used in China, Iran and the United States.
Informed about the futility of the drug reported by the heads of British clinical study RECOVERY. According to the findings of scientists, it had a positive impact on cases COVID-19, data on the effect of the drug on patients in serious condition to be received.
In the previous version of the recommendations of the Ministry of health for treatment of the infection was proposed to use hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine, mefloquine, azithromycin, lopinavir plus ritonavir, recombinant interferon beta-1b and recombinant interferon Alfa, umifenovir, tocilizumab, caraluma, methylprednisolone, dexamethasone, builtins.
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