MOSCOW 

Russian doctors have found lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) medication effective for the treatment of mild coronavirus cases.

In a recommendation published on the Moscow City Health Department’s website Wednesday, the experts prescribed the medicine to patients being treated at home.

“Prescribe to patients with a coronavirus infection who are being treated at home: Lopinavir+Ritonavir 400mg/100mg every 12 hours for 14 days. Pathogenesis treatment [a therapy, aiming to fight the origin and development of the disease]. Rehydrating drink. Plentiful drink,” the recommendation said.

Lopinavir/ritonavir medication is widely used for the treatment and prevention of HIV and AIDS.

Separately, Russian authorities announced that

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