Trials show antiviral drug is effective in mild cases: CDRI
The Times of India Mumbai|September 15, 2021
Useful When Proper Dosage Given For 5 Days
Mohita Tewari

Lucknow: The Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) on Tuesday claimed that the clinical trials of antiviral drug, Umifenovir, in the treatment of Covid-19 have been successful.

The trial of Umifenovir on 132 Covid-19 patients showed that, if the proper dose is given twice daily for five days, the drug can effectively reduce viral load in mild or moderate symptomatic and asymptomatic patients by checking multiplication of the virus.

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