09 Jun 2-DG, DRDO’s New Oral Drug For Covid-19
The government of India has released the first batch of the anti-Covid-19 drug, 2-deoxy-d-glucose or ‘2-DG’, developed by DRDO, for emergency use as an adjunct therapy in moderate to severe cases. It is available in powder form in a sachet and can be taken orally after dissolving in water.
Clinical trial data shows the molecule helps in faster recovery of patients hospitalized with Covid-19 and reduces their dependence on supplemental oxygen. It accumulates in virus-infected cells and prevents its growth by stopping viral synthesis and energy production.
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