Insight into ongoing and emerging therapeutic options for COVID-19: a review


  • Shweta Singla Department of Pharmacology, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda, Punjab, India
  • Amanjot Kaur Department of Pharmacology, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda, Punjab, India
  • Mandeep Kaur Department of Pharmacology, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Bathinda, Punjab, India



SARS-CoV-2, Antivirals, Cytokine storm, Immunomodulators, COVID-19 vaccine



The outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has evolved into a global pandemic and has posed significant threats to health and the economy worldwide. It can manifest from mild disease to severe respiratory failure requiring intensive care management. Currently, there is no sufficient evidence that any existing drugs can effectively treat SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia though supportive care remains the mainstay of treatment. However, there are many ongoing clinical trials of potential anti-COVID-19 therapies including the vaccines. In the current review, we Summarized the information available about COVID-19 medications, and treatment options.


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How to Cite

Singla, S., Kaur, A., & Kaur, M. (2020). Insight into ongoing and emerging therapeutic options for COVID-19: a review. International Journal of Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 9(11), 1749–1756.



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