Drug-Drug Interactions Could Imperil COVID-19 Treatment

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From Undark: “Brain-related medications are highly interactive as well, particularly those used in psychiatry. Among the notable categories in this realm, ‘I would include anticonvulsants, analgesics, antidepressants, anti-psychotics, neuroleptics, and anxiolytics. The reason being is these drugs are frequently used in combination’ says Sheldon Preskorn, a physician, clinical trialist, and professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita, who was not involved in the Liverpool group. Widely prescribed drugs in these categories include fluoxetine, or Prozac, and alprazolam, or Xanax.”

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  1. “. If a patient has an adverse reaction, they’re in the right place for a quick response, says Alexander: “Many of the patients who are sickest and most likely to receive these investigational products are going to receive them in highly monitored settings where the screening and prevention of drug-drug interactions is much more easily done.” If a doctor sees a problem, they may be able to adjust or eliminate the drug.”

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