DRDO's anti-COVID drug reducing oxygen dependence approved for emergency use

Published: 08th May 2021 07:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th May 2021 07:15 PM  

The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) has granted emergency use approval to an anti-Covid drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) lab. This after a three-phase clinical trial of the drug had shown a faster recovery of hospitalised patients. 


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