Check, this is a list of Omicron drugs for mild to severe symptoms

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Covid cases in Indonesia are showing an increasing trend again. The culprit is the new variant of Covid which mutated into Omicron BA.4 and BA.5.

Omicron treatment relies on several antiviral drugs. Its use also depends on the severity of a person’s illness.

Lung Specialist at Friendship Hospital and Pokja Infection, Central Management of the Indonesian Lung Doctors Association (PDPI), Dr. Erlina Burhan, SpP(K) said that several antiviral drugs were used, and they have been recommended in the books of 5 professional organizations including the Ministry of Health.

The antiviral drugs used were Favipiravir, Molnupiravir, Nirmatrelvir/Ritonavir, and Remdevisir.

In Pharmacological management, Erlina stated that all levels of symptoms received vitamins C and D. But for people without symptoms, no antiviral was given.

The following is a summary of Pharmacological management presented by Erlina Burhan:

Asymptomatic Patients

Vitamin C, D

Supportive treatment
Treatment of comorbidities and complications

Patients with mild symptoms

Vitamin C, D
Favipiravir atau Molnupiravir atau Nirmatrelvir/Ritonavir
Symptomatic treatment
Supportive treatment
Treatment of comorbidities and complications

Moderate Symptoms

Vitamin C, D

Remdesivir or alternatives: Favipiravir, Molnupiravir, or Nirmatrelvir/Ritonavir
LMWH/UFH anticoagulation based on DPJP evaluation
Symptomatic treatment
Treatment of comorbidities and complications

Severe or Critical Symptoms

Vitamin C, B1, D

Remdesivir or alternatives: Favipiravir, Molnupiravir, or Nirmatrelvir/Ritonavir
Corticosteroids
Anti-IL-6 (Tocilizumab/Sarilumab)
Antibiotics (in suspected bacterial coinfection)
Anticoagulant LMWH/UFH/OAC based on DPJP evaluation
Management of shock (if it occurs)
Treatment of comorbidities and complications

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