Tolerability of Favipiravir therapy in critically-ill patients with COVID-19: a report of 4 cases

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J Med Virol. 2020 Sep 4. doi: 10.1002/jmv.26488. Online ahead of print.


Favipiravir (FVP) is an RNA polymerase inhibitor with broad anti-viral activity1 . FVP is a pro-drug which is ribosylated and phosphorylated intracellularly to form the active metabolite and has a short half-life (2-5.5 hours) after oral administration2 . This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

PMID:32886358 | DOI:10.1002/jmv.26488

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