Shafaq News/ two drug companies revealed, On Monday successful clinical trials to treat Covid-19 cases.
NeuroRx and Relief Therapeutics has found that RLF-100 (Aviptadil) led to rapid recovery from respiratory failure in critically ill patients with Covid-19.
The drug candidate secured fast track designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat respiratory distress associated with Covid-19.
According to the companies, the first report of rapid clinical recovery under emergency use of the drug was from Houston Methodist Hospital doctors.
The report said that a 54-year-old man who contracted Covid-19 while on treatment for rejection of a double lung transplant came off a ventilator within four days of treatment with RLF-100.
So far, clinical trials are looking into whether the treatment with "Aviptadil" will show the same efficacy with patients with less severe Covid-19 and suffering from respiratory failure.