Coronavirus breakthrough: dexamethasone is first drug shown to save lives

Nature. 2020 Jun;582(7813):469. doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-01824-5.
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Keywords: Immunology; Infection; Medical research; SARS-CoV-2.

Publication types

  • News

MeSH terms

  • Adenosine Monophosphate / analogs & derivatives
  • Adenosine Monophosphate / supply & distribution
  • Adenosine Monophosphate / therapeutic use
  • Alanine / analogs & derivatives
  • Alanine / supply & distribution
  • Alanine / therapeutic use
  • COVID-19
  • Coronavirus Infections / drug therapy*
  • Coronavirus Infections / epidemiology
  • Coronavirus Infections / mortality
  • Critical Illness
  • Dexamethasone / administration & dosage
  • Dexamethasone / adverse effects
  • Dexamethasone / supply & distribution
  • Dexamethasone / therapeutic use*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / drug therapy*
  • Pneumonia, Viral / epidemiology
  • Pneumonia, Viral / mortality
  • Preprints as Topic
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Respiration, Artificial
  • Risk Assessment
  • Survival Rate

Substances

  • remdesivir
  • Adenosine Monophosphate
  • Dexamethasone
  • Alanine

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19 drug treatment