Anti-inflammatory agents other than corticosteroid in SARs-CoV-2 pneumonia
Keywords:COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Corticosteroid, Anti-inflammatory agents, Pneumonia
The SARs-CoV-2 results in hyperinflammation among infected patients. This condition leads to serious organ injury, especially in the lungs. Therefore, the main treatment option, in addition to anti-viral agents, is the administration of corticosteroids. However, in many cases, inadequate response to corticosteroids has been observed—other anti-inflammatory agents, such as interleukin-6 inhibitor, kinase inhibitor, etc., play an essential role in reducing this severe complication.
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