Title I have mild COVID – should I take the antiviral Paxlovid? Media name/outlet The Conversation Media type Web Country/Territory Australia Date 27/05/22 Description The COVID medication Paxlovid has been available in Australia on the Pharmaceuticals Benefits Scheme (PBS) since the start of May, with eligible patients directed to talk to their GP for a prescription.
Paxlovid is an oral treatment for mild COVID, taken as a tablet, which has two active ingredients: nirmatrelvir and ritonavir. Together, they reduce the ability of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID, to multiply in your body.
Persons Mark Morgan, Amanda Gwee, Jason Roberts, Nicole Allard, Tari Turner