Natural and Synthetic Drugs as Potential Treatment for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‑2019)

Farooq, Saba and Zainab, Ngaini (2020) Natural and Synthetic Drugs as Potential Treatment for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‑2019). Chemistry Africa. pp. 1-13.

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become a global pandemic in a short period, where a tragically large number of human lives being lost. It is an infectious pandemic that recently infected more than two hundred countries in the world. Many potential treatments have been introduced, which are considered potent antiviral drugs and commonly reported as herbal or traditional and medicinal treatments. A variety of bioactive metabolites extracts from natural herbal have been reported for coronaviruses with some effective results. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved numerous drugs to be introduced against COVID-19, which commercially available as antiviral drugs and vaccines. In this study, a comprehensive review is discussed on the potential antiviral remedies based on natural and synthetic drugs. This review highlighted the potential remedies of COVID-19 which successfully applied to patients with high cytopathic inhibition potency for cell-to-cell spread and replication of coronavirus

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: COVID-19
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antivirus, Chloroquine, Dosage, Pandemic, Plasma, Ivermectin, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2020 06:47
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2022 08:13

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