Intervenciones farmacológicas para el tratamiento de la Enfermedad por Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Fabiola Huaroto*, Nora Reyes, Karen Huamán, Catherine Bonilla, Maricela Curisinche-Rojas, Gloria Carmona, Ericson Gutierrez, Patricia Caballero

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Resumen

Several drugs have been proposed as therapeutic alternatives for COVID-19. An electronic systematic search of MEDLINE (via PubMed) was carried out until March 20th 2020, in order to identify the available evidence on pharmacological interventions for specific treatment of COVID-19. The quality of the evidence from clinical trials was evaluated according to the GRADE methodology. 947 publications were identified and 15 studies were selected: 3 clinical trials, 5 case series and 7 case reports. The existing evidence for hydroxychloroquine, favipiravir and lopinavir/ritonavir comes from clinical trials reporting favorable results for the first two drugs, while no benefit was observed when lopinavir/ritonavir was added to standard treatment. However, due to methodological issues, the evidence for hydroxychloroquine is very low. For favipiravir and lopinavir/ritonavir the evidence is low. Regarding the use of arbidol interferon, or the combined use of these with lopinavir/ritonavir, the evidence is limited since it derives from case series or case report with non-determining results. No studies were identified that reliably demonstrate the efficacy and safety of any pharmacological intervention against COVID-19.

Título traducido de la contribuciónPharmacological interventions for the treatment of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
Idioma originalEspañol
Páginas (desde-hasta)71-79
Número de páginas9
PublicaciónAnales de la Facultad de Medicina
Volumen81
N.º1
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 31 mar. 2020
Publicado de forma externa

Palabras clave

  • Coronavirus Infections
  • Evaluation of Results of Therapeutic Interventions
  • Hydroxychloroquine
  • Lopinavir
  • Ritonavir(source:MeSHNLM)
  • SARS Virus

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