Issues around Paxlovid – Part 1

Available through an FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), Paxlovid could be a approach to more effective treatment of the COVID-19 virus. On this episode, we begin a two-part discussion about the evidence from clinical trials of Paxlovid.


Guest speaker:
Stacy Lauderdale, PharmD, BCPS
Senior Director, Drug Information


Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM
Senior Principal, Clinical Operations and Quality


Show Notes:

[01:09] Defining Paxlovid

[01:53] Paxlovid vs Tamiflu – comparison of effectiveness and impact

[02:50] Two randomized control trials

[04:42] Effectiveness with Omicron variant

[07:19] Age as a risk factor

[08:23] The issue of rebound


Links | Resources:

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