The second wave of Coronavirus in the country made it difficult for Corona patients to get an oxygen bed at one stage. However, at that time DRDO has developed a 2DG drug for corona patients. Which is used in the treatment of corona. The medicine comes in a pouch as a powder and can be taken with water. Clinical trials have shown that 2DG glucose helps reduce the need for oxygen in hospitalized patients.
It also helps corona patients recover faster. At that time we will tell you how corona patients can order DRDO 2DG drugs.
Corona patients can be given 2D drugs under the supervision and prescription of doctors. Patients or their relatives can get this medicine by email at [email protected] Reddy Lab can contact Hyderabad.
This instruction is given by DCGI regarding the use of 2DG.
2DG has been approved as adjuvant therapy in the treatment of Corona patients in the hospital for emergency use. Patients with moderate to severe corona have been prescribed 2DG by doctors for a maximum duration of 10 days.
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In addition, patients with uncontrolled diabetes, severe heart disease, ARDS, severe liver and renal impairment have not yet been studied with 2DG. So caution should be exercised. Pregnant and lactating women and patients under 18 years of age should not be given 2DG.
Preparation of 2-deoxy-D-glucose in collaboration with Reddy Lab
Notably, the 2DG drug developed by DRDO was approved by the Indian Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) on May 8 for emergency use. DRDO’s Lab Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences has developed 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose in collaboration with Dr. Reddy’s Lab, Hyderabad.
Why is DRDO medicine special?
Experts say the drug is a type of pseudo glucose molecule. Which prevents the coronavirus from growing. The drug is one of the few drugs in the world specifically designed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the body. This oral drug is approved for the treatment of patients with severe symptoms of coronavirus. The 2-DG drug comes in a packet in the form of a powder that needs to be dipped in water.