Viruses (biological)

Does azithromycin treat Coronavirus?

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March 25, 2020 9:43AM

No, don't listen to people saying its fine to take it, you may build up an antibiotic resistance where it no longer works and you could get very ill

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March 23, 2020 11:17PM

NO! Azithromycin is an antibiotic to treat bacterial infections not viruses.

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Frank Robles
March 24, 2020 1:16AM

of course, antibiotic's treat any virus, but to what extent it

has not been determined, but I am sure Senator Schumer can help us with the extent!

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Curtis Strite
March 23, 2020 6:07PM

In the statement, which was released Sunday, IHU-Méditerranée Infection described the treatment protocol for COVID-19 patients. “A treatment with the hydroxychloroquine combination (200 mg x 3 per day for 10 days) + Azithromycin (500 mg on the 1st day then 250 mg per day for 5 more days), as part of the precautions for use of this association (including an electrocardiogram on D0 and D2)," they write, in the translated statement. “In cases of severe pneumonia, a broad-spectrum antibiotic is also used.”