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COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 9: Recommendations on Ibuprofen
33 minutes Posted Mar 30, 2020 at 5:24 pm.
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This episode was recorded on Monday, March 30, 2020.

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Guest:  Matthew P. Van Cuyk, Pharm.D., R.Ph. 

Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006

Should we be using ibuprofen to treat patients with COVID-19? Does this fall into the modifiable risk category? Dr. Matthew Van Cuyk breaks down recent events and literature around ibuprofen use in patients with COVID-19. 

Deeper Dive:

  1. Fang L, Karakiulakis G, Roth M. Are patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus at increased risk for COVID-19 infection? The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. March 2020.
  2. HFSA/ACC/AHA Statement Addresses Concerns Re: Using RAAS Antagonists in COVID-19
  3. ASHP Coronavirus Resource Center:
  4. Assessment of Evidence for COVID-19-Related Treatments: Updated 3/27/2020

For the most up to date COVID-19 information: