2021
DOI: 10.31219/osf.io/vhqgy
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Mina Kelleni

Abstract: In this manuscript, we discuss the expectations versus the real word results of four repurposed COVID-19 drugs; tocilizumab, remdesivir, favipiravir and dexamethasone from a pharmacovigilant point of view. We recommend considering a personalized risk benefit ratio before a decision is made using any of these drugs. We suggest that though the results of phase III clinical trials have been less than expected; tocilizumab might have a potential to treat some critical cases of COVID-19. On the contrary, remdesivir…

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