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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 42-43

Does Vitamin C therapy play a role in the management of lung pathology in COVID-19? A review of current evidence


1 Department of Pathology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, India
2 Department of Biochemistry, Santosh Medical College and Hospital, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Pathology, Santosh Medical College and Hospital, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Seema Goel
Department of Pathology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur - 245 304, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/IJFNS.IJFNS_14_20

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Ongoing pandemic COVID-19 has posed a huge challenge in the treatment of patients throughout the world. No specific therapy or vaccine has been developed so far. The role of antivirals and antimalarials has been debated; hence, search for an alternative regimen has been going on with Vitamin C showing promising results. Here, we review the role of Vitamin C as an antioxidant, antiviral, anti-inflammatory agent which counteracts the cytokine release that occurs during the development of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in COVID-19 infection.


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