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COVID-19 Prophylaxis (Internal Medicine)

Dr. Baratu Bhaisara., MBBS, MD (PEDIATRICS)

 

Medical Case Details:

What is the recommended Prophylaxis for COVID-19 suspected patients? Please share your experience outside India. I would like to know more about the preventive measures taken. Thanks.

 


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    Dr. Peter Grutas

    Hello! Here in the Philippines, there are no prophylactic medication yet approved for the prevention of COVID-19. The measures that we are doing in the prevention of COVID-19 includes social distancing, proper cough etiquette, hand washing and soon, mass testing. How about in your country?

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    23.Mar, 05:38pm

    Dr. Baratu Bhaisara
    Paediatrician

    We have increased testing, prophylactic HCQ for HCP and COVID 19 suspects.

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    24.Mar, 07:52am

    Dr. Soheel Hussain Zargar
    Dentist

    Do you think that tropical climate influences the spread of corona infection.

    24.Mar, 05:28pm

    Dr. Seyedaidin Sajedi

    We prescribe HCQ 400mg BD for day 1 and then 400mg weekly for 3 weeks just for high risk (diabetic/ pulmonary disease/ immune compromised/ Cardiac disease/ BMI >40 ) cohabitant of the confirmed COVID cases whom are under self-quarantine and are responsible for giving care to COVID cases in their home.

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    26.Mar, 12:24am

    Dr. Subhash Kashyap
    Dermatologist

    In india no prophylaxis is advised. only prepration . but media reports of some drugs being effective has results in patients coming with toxicity to those drugs.

    27.Mar, 10:18am

    Dr. Albana Greca

    In Albania the same, just social distance, hygienic measures, and we encourage strengthen immunity by increasing vit C ; gargle with warm water and salt. Medications are given to hospitalized patients. We hope the best for all.

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    30.Mar, 02:19am



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