Want to know the BBMP COVID-19 treatment guidelines? The BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) has recently put forward a revised set of treatment guidelines for COVID 19 patients who are mild-symptomatic or asymptomatic.
The revised COVID-19 treatment guidelines have been issued by the Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services (DHFWS), Bangalore.
The introduction of the revised plan for the treatment of COVID positive patients is based on the results obtained from the treatment administered to Coronavirus patients during the past few months.
Besides, the clinical committee from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) also made recommendations for a revised treatment plan for COVID 19 positive patients who are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms.
BBMP COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines
The guidelines are for COVID positive patients who are in:
- Home care
- COVID Care Centers (CCC’s) and
- Home Isolation
Medicines Suggested For Asymptomatic And Mild-Symptomatic Patients
|Medicine||Dosage for Adults||Comments|
|Paracetamol 500 mg||SOS (As and when required)||If the patient has a fever|
|Pantoprazole 40 mg||SOS||To be taken before food/empty stomach|
|Cough Syrup (Antitussive)||SOS||If the patient has a cough|
|Cetrizine 10 mg||SOS||For runny nose|
|Doxycycline Capsule 100 mg||1-0-1 (5 days)||Not recommended for pregnant and lactating women and children under 8 years of age|
|Ivermectin 12 mg||1-0-0 (3 days)||Should take it before food. Not suitable for children under two years|
|Vitamin C 500 mg||1-1-1 (7 days)||To boost immunity|
|Zinc 50 mg||0-1-0 (7 days)||To boost immunity|
BBMP COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines – Additional Instructions
Given below are certain additional instructions to be followed by the COVID positive asymptomatic and mild-symptomatic patients.
- The prescription of the treating Medical officer or physician has to be followed strictly
- You must not take the above medications without their prescription
- Your physician could prescribe Aspirin 75 mg tablets (1-0-0)
- As per the guidelines Hyroxychloroquine tablets can be prescribed
- However, the patient must take an ECG
- Contraindications must be considered as well
- Flavipiravir tablets may also be prescribed as an alternative option
- Vitamin D 1000 mg IU capsules may also be prescribed
- The adult dosage is 1-0-0 for 7 days
- Pediatric dosages could vary depending on the child’s body weight
Additional medications could be prescribed by your physician depending on your symptoms. The medications prescribed could vary depending on the particular case.
Certain patients could also have existing co-morbid diseases. The conditions could include Diabetes, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism/Hypothyroidism, Blood pressure, etc.
Patients who already have comorbid conditions should not stop the medicines taken regularly.
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