Posted on instagram 16/06/2020
💫 BREAKING NEWS 💫
💊 Dexamethasone is the first drug found to reduce mortality in severely ill COVID-19 patients following a clinical trial.
⚡️ NOTE: the data discussed in this post has not yet been peer reviewed and deemed suitable for publication. Whilst the data appears to be good news, it should be read with this in mind! See our previous posts for more information on the peer review process ⚡️
⏩ Swipe through for our breakdown on the RECOVERY trial and most importantly, the data 📊
‼️ It is important to note that dexamethasone should only be taken when prescribed by a medical professional and as most drugs, does have some side-effects. Dexamethasone only offers benefit to patients that require ventilation or oxygen therapy, there is no evidence to suggest it can be used to prevent COVID-19.