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Sohail Khan Raja
Hamdah Bashir Mughal
Rubina Rafique Shiekh
Munazza Nazir
Bushra Bashir
Easha tur Razia
Amna Akbar
Sabahat Tasneem
Sarosh Khan Jadoon
Saddam Hussain


COVID-19, Remdesivir, morbidity, mortality


Background: Remdesivir’s distinct method of action is a promising strategy for battling viral illnesses. It assists in lowering the viral load and reducing the severity and length of infection by interfering with the replication mechanism of the virus.

Methodology: Retrospective cohort study was conducted at a tertiary care hospital in AJK, Pakistan. The data was collected from hospital records and the analysis was performed to find the effectiveness of Remdesivir.

Results: There were 62.7% males and 37.3% females and the most common symptoms were fever, cough and shortness of breath. Remdesivir was initiated early in 126 patients. The mean number of doses is 2.0 and Remdesivir affects the recovery (p<0.05).

Conclusion: Remdesivir can be administered in COVID-19 patients but the results from past are mix. Remdesivir has good therapeutic efficacy.

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