UK Researchers Test Ibuprofen to Treat COVID-19 Complication

June 4, 2020

Researchers in the United Kingdom are launching a clinical trial to test a unique formulation of ibuprofen for treatment of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in COVID-19 patients.

Laboratory-based experiments have shown the formulation to be more effective than standard ibuprofen for treating the syndrome.

The London study will recruit hospitalized COVID-19 patients who will either receive the standard of care or ibuprofen in addition to standard of care.

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