IIT Madras found cheap treatment for corona infection, found indomethacin drug effective on patients


According to the research team on the treatment of corona infection, their work provides an alternative treatment for mild corona infection because indomethacin is a cheap drug, so this method of treatment will also be cheap.

 Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have found an inexpensive method of treatment for patients suffering from a mild and moderate infection of the corona. For this, he has used a drug called Indomethacin, which is effective on hospitalized patients. According to the research team, their work provides an alternative treatment for mild corona infection, because indomethacin is a cheap drug, so this method of treatment will also be cheaper. The study's findings have recently been published in the prestigious peer-reviewed journal Nature Scientific Reports.

The drug indomethacin has been used extensively in the United States since the 1960s. It is used in the treatment of various types of inflammatory or inflammatory diseases. Dr. Rajan Ravichandran, Faculty of IIT Madras said that among the deadly effects of corona infection, inflammation of the respiratory tract is the main one. Due to this, the patients have difficulty breathing and even their lives are lost. So they decided to experiment on the drug indomethacin, which they have also found success and found to be effective, and safe against the coronavirus. The most important thing is that it works against all variants of Corona.

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No one is safe until everyone is vaccinated

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