DGCI approves emergency use for Zydus Cadila’s antiviral drug ‘Virafin’ for corona treatment | Sangbad Pratidin

Published by: Sucheta Sengupta | Posted: April 23, 2021 4:01 pm | Updated: April 23, 2021 4:18 pm News Daily Digital Desk: To cope with the second wave of coronavirus, DCGI has given permission to use another drug on an emergency basis. The country’s leading pharmaceutical company, Zydus-Cadillac, can be used to treat coronavirus, according to the Drug Controller General of India. But it must be in an emergency. The company claims that the ‘Virafin’ made by them is actually an antiviral drug and if the corona sufferers have mild symptoms, they can recover within a day. The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) approves emergency use for Zydus Cadila’s Pegylated Interferon alpha-2b, ‘Virafin’ treating moderate # COVID19 infection in adults. pic.twitter.com/bXBvHZaIBp— ANI (@ANI) April 23, 2021 For the second time, COVID-19 has jumped with more power. As a result, epidemic infections and deaths are being recorded in the country every day. On Friday, the daily infection exceeded 3 lakh 32 thousand. At the moment, India has surpassed America in terms of daily transmission. In this situation, there is an oxygen crisis in the country. In the second phase, the countrymen are getting a lot of speed to fight against Corona. In this time of crisis, the health department considers it a major decision of DCGI to give clearance for the application of ‘Verafin’ medicine on an emergency basis.

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Earlier, DCGI had given emergency clearance to several drugs like hydroxychloroquine, remedicivir after the first corona virus spread across the country. After that, Virafin got the clearance to handle the second push. The manufacturer, Zydus-Cadissa, claims that applying the drug to patients with mild symptoms of corona will help the body recover within 24 hours. A large section of the medical community is hoping that the country can move a little further in the Corona War now that they have Virafin for quick treatment.

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