Know the Roles of Remdesivir and IL-6 Inhibitors for COVID-19
You'll get questions about remdesivir or interleukin-6 (IL-6) inhibitors for hospitalized COVID-19 patients.
Remdesivir is an investigational IV antiviral with in vitro activity against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.
Observational data suggest improvements in oxygenation. And a recent trial in severe COVID-19 patients with pneumonia shows no benefit...but it was stopped early due to low enrollment.