Anti-inflammatory agents other than corticosteroid in SARs-CoV-2 pneumonia


  • Pongdhep Theerawit Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University Bangkok, Thailand 10400


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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How to Cite

Theerawit P. Anti-inflammatory agents other than corticosteroid in SARs-CoV-2 pneumonia. Clin Crit Care [Internet]. 2021 Aug. 1 [cited 2024 Jun. 21];29:2021:e0001. Available from:



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