Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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SRINAGAR — Principal Government Medical College Srinagar, Dr Samia Rashid on Monday said that trials have shown a couple of medicines are proving useful for the patients with Coronavirus. She however, advised the patients with the symptoms not to use these drugs indiscriminately.

She also advised people to avoid taking drugs like Ibuprofen.

“Trials have shown that HCQs, Azithromycin, Lopinavir & Rotanavir are helpful in patients with COVID-19 but please do not use them indiscriminately without a doctor’s prescription. Do not hoard either,” she said.

Two COVID-19 related deaths, 97 new cases in J&K

Dr Samia Rashid also advised people to avoid taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen.

Pertinently, four cases of Coronavirus have been reported from Jammu and Kashmir among which a case has been found positive in Valley.

Government has already ordered for a lockdown till March 31 to curb the spread of the virus.

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