Monday, December 12, 2022

Updated Treatments for Early COVID-19 Infection

Algorithm (please download the pdf for more clarity):

Algorithm for treatment of early COVID-19 in Outpatients, updated Dec 10, 2022. FORMATTED AS 1 PAGE PDF for you to download and print out in color or keep on your computer desktop and reference.

NOTE: Bebtilovimab is NO LONGER a treatment option, due to high rates of resistance in the USA. 

Resources to help with the algorithm:

-FOR DRUG INTERACTIONS WITH PAXLOVID, please  use the University of Liverpool Paxlovid Interaction online checker.  You can also look at all the meds on the table in the the EUA. Be careful with your own EMR interaction function as this drug is so new.  (note we had a short list but seemed like the list was growing so we are not recommending that any more. The U of Liverpool seems the most useful)

Infectious Disease Society has more resources and links to help manage drug interactions with Paxlovid

The University of Toronto has: Oncology Drugs and how to manage them when using Paxlovid

A prescription form in Word that you can adapt to your practice for Paxlovid and Molnupiravir orders (click here to download)


Federal and State Web Site Resources and References:

NIH Guidelines and Details

WA State Covid Treatment Information

Covid Treatment Locator (where are the meds and the antibodies?)

Another locator link to find the pharmacies 

Mapped pharmacy locator

Resources from the Medical Letter (Trusted Independent Reviews of Medications and Treatments):

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