An Overview on Treatment Strategies by Allopathic and Alternative Forms of Medicines in Management of COVID -19

Shetty, Smitha Sammith and Venkatesh, Swapna Bettanapalya (2022) An Overview on Treatment Strategies by Allopathic and Alternative Forms of Medicines in Management of COVID -19. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 15 (2). pp. 935-940. ISSN 09743618

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Abstract

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new evolving infectious disease characterized as atypical pneumonia caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2(SARS-CoV-2). It was first seen in Wuhan, China, and later spread across the globe led to a worldwide pandemic affecting millions of people. The usual manifestations of COVID-19 include cough, sore throat, fever, dyspnoea, and fatigue with exposure recently. Most of COVID-19 patients may have mild or moderate disease, whereas severe to life-threatening disease course is seen in 5–10% of the patients. Several clinical trials are presently trying to find the most effective drug or combination of the drugs for this disease. This article aims to discuss the treatment strategies in different forms of medicine that are being used for COVID-19 patients and review the literature available.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: COVID -19; Treatment Strategy; Allopathy; Ayurveda; Homeopathy.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Prosthodontics
Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2022 11:46
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2022 11:46
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/159166

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