Medications that you cannot take if you have COVID-19, according to UNAM

The Special Commission for the Attention of the Emergency by COVID-19 of the UNAM, announced last Monday, January 17, that in case of contracting the new coronavirus, certain medications should be avoided that could cause toxicity or complications, and will not meet the objective of reducing discomfort.

Specialists announced that people who have been infected in recent days have presented mild symptoms that disappear in less than five days, with general care and medications such as paracetamol.

Likewise, it was said that antivirals cannot be ingested during contagion, since they have no effect against the virus. If you ignore it, the long covid could take place, as detailed.

Prohibited medications if you have COVID-19

Contagion may be less than that of the original virus

Antibiotics are prohibited; azithromycin, levofloxacin, ceftriaxone, ivermectin, hydroxychloroquine, among others. As we previously mentioned in AmericanPost.News, antivirals have no effect against the SARS-CoV-2 virus; oseltamivir, amantadine, rimantadine, acyclovir.

Medicines that have steroids in the first five days are also prohibited, such as cortisone, dexamethasone.

For those who suffer from some other disease and take medication irregularly, you should continue to use it without any interruption so as not to conflict with your combined condition and the virus.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19 within members of the same household, it is important to stay in isolation and wear a face mask, as well as make way for ventilation by opening doors and windows.

How long does the Omicron variant of COVID-19 last?

Contagion may be less than that of the original virus

The cases of the variant found in South Africa indicate that patients recover in five days, although some symptoms such as cough and fatigue may persist longer, as they are effects that affect the body more.

The cases of COVID-19 in the world have increased alarmingly in the last month since the strain was found, a situation that has worried specialists.

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