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Popular antidepressant shows promise as COVID-19 treatment

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Ellen Galles

Updated: November 30, 2020 06:38 PM
Created: November 30, 2020 04:52 PM

It’s called fluvoxamine. It’s a drug that’s cheap, safe and readily available on the market. For decades it’s been a go-to antidepressant.

But now researchers like Dr. David Boulware at the University of Minnesota Medical School are studying the effects of fluvoxamine on COVID-19 patients.  Preliminary research shows the drug could prevent them from developing serious symptoms.

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