Category Archives: Drug News

Kaletra and Arbidol fail to demonstrate benefits in first large scale COVID-19 pneumonia trial

Below you will find a translation of a Chinese paper on the treatment of 134 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV2 with COVID-19 viral pneumonia with Kaletra. It was translated by hand by a native speaker (see below) but Google translate does a pretty decent job if you prefer to read the original. This […]

Coronavirus – Indomethacin to the rescue?

In the X-Files they said “the truth is out there”. What if it was, but it was being drowned in all the chatter about coronavirus? This morning a patient shared a research paper with me. It’s so relevant I thought I would share it with you. It’s a truth, it’s out there, but nobody seems […]

China repurposes Kaletra to combat deadly Coronavirus

To battle the coronavirus emergency, Chinese government and medical experts are publicly backing off-label use of HIV medication Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir). In its updated clinical guidance, China’s National Health Commission says AbbVie’s fixed-dose HIV drug Kaletra is now recommended as a treatment for pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus known as COVID-19. This medication is inexpensive […]