Favipiravir (An Antiviral Drug)
Favipiravir is the first FDA-approved oral treatment of COVID-19.
Favipiravir belongs to the class of antiviral medicines. In 2021, Favipiravir received approval to treat mild to moderate coronavirus disease. This medication is additionally prescribed for treating Ebola, influenza, and other deadly viral diseases. It decreases virus load in the body and helps in the treatment of the infection.
Before using this drug, inform the doctor of everything you know about your medical history and current medications. You can get diarrhea and other psychological issues after using this medication.
Purpose: Favipiravir belongs to a group of antiviral medicines used to treat coronavirus disease. Besides this, Favipiravir is also recommended for treating Ebola, flu, and other severe viral diseases.
Day 1: 1800mg BD (Twice Daily)
Day 2: to Day 14: 800mg (Twice Daily)
Day 1: 1600mg (Twice Daily)
Day 2: to Day 5: 600mg (Twice Daily)