Guidelines: Herb & Supplement Remedy Use in COVID-19 | epocrates Evidence Update
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Herb & Supplement Remedy Use in COVID-19 | epocrates Evidence Update
Key Points
There’s no scientific evidence that any herbal or alternative remedy is effective to prevent or tx COVID-19, per NCCIH. Consuming some products may be unsafe, and reliance on alternative remedies may delay conventional tx. Nonetheless, pts may be taking or express interest in these remedies. Which other remedies are your patients asking about?
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Epocrates Guideline Synopsis Last Update: Jul 8, 2020
Publication Year:
2020
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Abbreviations
AASMAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
ABCAmerican Botanical Council
abxantibiotics
ACCPAmerican College of Chest Physicians
ACE2angiotensin-converting enzyme 2
ARTIacute respiratory tract infection
CAPcommunity-acquired pneumonia
CFcystic fibrosis
Cucopper
CYP450cytochrome P450
dbadoing business as
Feiron
GOLDGlobal Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
HAheadache
HDLhigh-density lipoprotein
HRhazard ratio
IPFidiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
LOSlength of stay
NACN-acetylcysteine
NCCIHNational Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
NEBnebulized
NGTnasogastric tube
N/Vnausea/vomiting
ODoverdose
ORodds ratio
QOLquality of life
RRrelative risk
Seselenium
Znzinc