International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Pharmacy | India | Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022


Clofazimine: A New Hope in the Battle of Corona Pandemic!

Jayasimha D | Dr. Davan B Bevoor | Dr. Ravindra P Choudhary [2] | Dr. Hanumanthachar Joshi [3]


Abstract: This paper aims to elucidate the role of clofazimine drug usage in the COVID-19 patients with severe respiratory distress. in thesetough times, clofazimine drugs will be acting as a boon to fight against this pandemic. Clofazimine, an antileprotic drug has anti-inflammatory property also, which hampers the release of pro-inflammatory mediators as well as suppresses the cytokine storm thus reducing the inflammation associated with novel COVID-19 viral infection and preventing the severe respiratory distress in COVID patients.


Keywords: Clofazimine, Anti-inflammatory, COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Respiratory distress


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022,


Pages: 59 - 61


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