Corona Medicine 2DG By DRDO is ready to launched
India is fighting against corona and trying to overcome the problem. Vaccination and precaution are the only weapons against this deadly virus. In this series a Corona Medicine 2DG, developed by DRDO (Defense Research and Development Organisation) is ready to be launched. Today, on 17/05/21 its first batch will be launched Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan. As per the news and other sources it will be available for patients within two to three days after launching. Sources said that Dr. Reddy laboratory, Hyderabad already prepared its 10,000 doses.
Facts we should know about this drug
This drug has been developed by Defense Research and Development Organisation’s laboratory Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratory, Hyderabad manufacturing its doses for public use.
This is an oral drug
2DG is a glucose molecule and its full name is 2-Deoxy-D-Glucose, which has 2-hydroxyl group replaced by hydrogen. This is an oral drug which is to be taken with water, twice a day. A Corona patient may have to take its doses for five to seven days to get completely cured.
It decreases dependency on oxygen
It is very effective against the growth of virus. Once the growth of virus is inhibited, there will be no sudden requirement of oxygen. So it is very effective against the sudden need of oxygen.