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New warnings are being issued about self-medicating or misusing Covid-19 drugs like Molnupiravir and the negative effects that could result from it. Department of Disease Control Director-General Dr Opas Karnkawinpong is warning that people who do not need treatment taking antiviral drugs may create drug resistance in their body, making it ineffective against future infecetions. Meanwhile, director of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital is cautioning people against buying Molnupiravir for self-prescribed use after a Faculty of Science member at the attached Chulalongkorn University posted that he and his family had bought their own supply of the Covid-fighting drug. The director warned […]

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“Private clinics and hospitals were recently given approval by the government to provide Molnupiravir to patients with Covid, but only for those suffering severe infections.”

Antivirals aren’t given based on the severe infections—they are supposed to be given early based on risk factors before infection becomes severe  



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18 hours ago, HiuMak said:

What about authorities suggesting vaccine cocktails and traditional herbs for covid?

I've a few anti-vaccine friends and they've purchased several "covid remedies " online "just in case" due to articles they've read, now some of what they've got have some serious side effects and have been withdrawn from use.


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