LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- As COVID-19 cases surge across Southern Nevada, researchers are hoping sick patients are willing to seek relief in clinical trials for medicines for COVID-19 patients.
More than a year and a half into the pandemic, there are still few options for patients recovering with mild to moderate symptoms at home.
Doctors at the Forte Family Practice Infusion Center and Las Vegas Medical Research Center have explored options from IV treatments, intramuscular injections, pills and even inhalers.
Dr. Bobby Mocherla said the new treatments available from several months ago also address the new variants.
Patients must present symptoms and be recently infected. Click the photo at left to learn more.
U.S. allows emergency use of Eli Lilly’s COVID antibody therapy
Lilly's neutralizing antibody bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) receives FDA emergency use authorization for the treatment of recently diagnosed COVID-19
The BLAZE-1 data show bamlanivimab, when given early in the disease course, may help patients clear the virus and reduce COVID-related hospitalizations, supporting our belief that neutralizing antibodies can be an important therapeutic option for patients fighting this virus,"
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