Ivermectin associated with lower mortality than remdesivir

An analysis of the records more than 41,000 patients who had covid-19 and were treated with either ivermectin or remdesivir showed that ivermectin was associated with significantly lower risk of death. Researchers used data from the TriNetX Research network, a federated EMR network of over 44 healthcare organizations and 68 million patients in the US, to identify covid-19 cases. They […]

Adjuvant anti-inflammatory baricitinib reduces mortality in COVID-19

Addition of baricitinib to standard of care (including dexamethasone and remdesivir) was associated with reduced mortality among hospitalized adults with COVID-19, researchers reported on Sept. 1, 2021 in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine. “In this phase 3 trial, baricitinib administered in addition to standard of care (which predominantly included dexamethasone) did not reduce the incidence of a composite endpoint of disease […]