“About 200 coronavirus patients use Isikula root under inpatient supervision. We give it to patients who suffer from a mild form of the disease, no one has died,” the minister said.
According to him, clinical trials of the drug developed for the treatment of Covid-19 are currently underway in the country.
“The third stage of clinical trials of this preparation is underway. As soon as the validity of the preparation becomes known, we intend to register it,” the minister said.
This drug should be taken hot, stressed Beechenyalev.
“If they drink cold, a person will die within five minutes,” he warned.
The Kyrgyz Ministry of Health noted that this plant has been widely used in folk medicine in the past, not only in Kyrgyz, but also in Chinese and other nations.
“However, its effects on the body can be very dangerous, up to a fatal outcome. It must be handled with great care and in no case used on its own,” a source in the ministry said.
“The drug, which has not been studied in clinical trials, cannot be authorized and recommended for general use in the general population. The WHO does not currently have data on the efficacy and safety of Aconitum soongaricum in the treatment of Covid-19,” the statement said.
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