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COVID-19 Drug: Dexamethasone reduces risk of death among critically ill patients (18-6-20)

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COVID-19 Drug: Dexamethasone reduces risk of death among critically ill patients – The Pulse on JoyNews (18-6-20)

There appears to be hope on the horizon for people living with covered 19 researchers in the united kingdom say a cheap widely available drug can help save the lives of patients who are seriously ill with coronavirus officials say the low dose steroid treatment begs a myth a sun is a is a major breakthrough in the fight against the deadly virus joey says ammonia

And revenue has been visiting some pharmacies in accra to find out more about this drug digs amethyst zone is an anti-inflammatory drug believed to be able to reduce the risk of death and covered 19 patients he was one of the drugs studied in a large clinical trial in the united kingdom known as recovery or randomized evaluation of kovach 19 therapy according

To sciences the drug reduces deaths by 1/3 in ventilated covered 19 patients dexamethasone has been on the ghanian market for decades and it is used to treat conditions such as arthritis and asthma most of the pharmacies i visited in accra have stocks of a drug those that have run out of stock say they will quickly restock in anticipation of a spike in demand

Daniel ing is a certified pharmacist that’s de vaca pharmacy limited in newtown he tells me more about digs amethyst on amazon is story this basically used for cheating into emissions so if you have inflammation of the skin of the body and also sometimes you can use it in a treatment of certain allergic conditions and then also for people who have asthma since

The story the house in that condition breathing problems and other many people i spoke with on the street of accra appear not to be aware of a dexamethasone and his newfound potency to reduce the mortality rate among infected patients oh yeah maybe i’ll go and research about it since maybe our student do so our research about this and find out so like i said i

Haven’t haven’t had about such a drag but as little as two ghana cedis one can purchase 0.5 milligrams of the capsules from a drug shop but health experts are warning the public against the use of a drug without proper prescription from a qualified physician it should be prescribed other than that it should be given out by a pharmacist depending on condition the

Patient walks in with or presents with i think that they should get their prescriptions the prescription medication that shouldn’t be different just working to get it and you should have in mind that it has a lot of side effects like sleep disorders you can have them skin conditions rush’s lesions and all that so people should should be very informed or they

Should know that we have to get the efficient it has to be prescribed before they get to this medication prevention is better than cure but this is not a prophylaxis you don’t take it to prevent a disease to stay safe the world health organization prescribed frequent washing of hands with soap and running water use of alcohol-based hand rub with at least 60%

Alcohol avoid touching your eyes nose or mouth with unwashed hands practice good respiratory etiquette including covering coughs and sneezes and stay home if sick amano jeeva news reports for joy news

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COVID-19 Drug: Dexamethasone reduces risk of death among critically ill patients (18-6-20) By JoyNews