We are going through some challenges as Coronavirus spreads all over the world.It makes sense for us to be braced and have knowledge on best approaches to help our body fight the virus, in case it will be needed. We put together several informations and research content about supplements that can help fighting virus infections for you.

Favipiravir

Definition

Favipiravir is an antiviral drug with activity against many RNA viruses.  In experiments conducted in animals Favipiravir has shown activity against influenza viruses, West Nile virus, yellow fever virus, foot-and-mouth disease virus.

Method of administration

Licensed for

  • Influenza

Licensed dose

The licensed dose for Favipiravir is 1600 mg on day 1 twice. Day 2 to 5 600 mg twice a day.

Status of clinical development for Coronaviruses

Favipiravir has been showing effects of faster viral clearance.

Proposed dose for COVID-19

The dosage for Favipiravir is once a 1600mg first loading dosage and then 600 mg for no more than 14 days.

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