A virologist told me what cannot be treated using COVID-19

the symptoms of coronavirus it is impossible to apply the drugs used in common cold, reports RIA “Novosti” with reference to the words of the Ukrainian virologist Hope Golabek.

According to the doctor, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs — ibuprofen, aspirin, voltaren, diclofenac and naproxen — increase susceptibility to the virus. Such data obtained by the researchers from France and Italy. These medications create a beneficial environment coronavirus infection better penetrate into the lungs and results in inflammation, pneumonia and damage the alveoli.

in addition, the virologist noted that recommended some Western doctors paracetamol is also better not to use because of its effect on the COVID-19 has not been studied and “the consequences can be unpredictable”.

In turn, painkillers and analgesics can cause respiratory complication and variety of pathology, stressed Golabek, adding that the symptoms that may indicate infection with coronavirus, in particular, at high temperature, it is necessary to call the doctor and not to self-medicate.

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