Corona Infected People Living At Home Should Pay Attention To What?

 The coronavirus epidemic has triggered an unprecedented public health emergency in India, making it difficult for many people to access healthcare systems. The infographic on this page provides brief practical advice on how to treat and manage the Covid-19 home. The following methods elaborate on the principles in infographics.

1. Symptoms of corona infection:

Symptoms of corona infection include fever, sore throat, dry cough, headache, body aches, and loss of smell or taste.

If you have these symptoms,

- Try PCR testing for Covid-19 and stay home.

- If you have one or more of these symptoms, and live in a highly COVID-19 affected area, you may have a corona infection, COVID-19.

- While waiting for your coronavirus test results or if you can't get tested,

Stay at home (STAY at home).

- Wear a mask that fits snugly around your face and completely covers your nose and mouth. Wear a mask on all members of the household to prevent infection.

- Keep windows open at home.

- Drink plenty of fluids (liquids only with water, salt, and sugar).

- Take paracetamol (citamole, PCM, crocin, medomol, etc.) to reduce fever, headache, and body aches. You can take these medicines 4 times a day.

- If you find it difficult to breathe - buy a pulse oximeter (from pharmacies or through online stores) and check the oxygen saturation level. Check oxygen level more or more times a day.

2. If you have a corona infection COVID-19 test-positive or are waiting for test results and have an oxygen saturation level of 92% or higher, please do not panic (do not panic). Most people with COVID-19 Most recover completely on their own.


- You do not need to go to the hospital.

- If you are having difficulty breathing, continue to monitor oxygen levels 3-4 times/day or several times.

- Drink fluids.

- Sleep on your stomach or side, especially if you have difficulty breathing. It can help improve oxygen levels.

- You can continue to take paracetamol as needed.

- Steroid pills are not useful at this stage and can be harmful.

- Other drugs like Remdesivir and Tocilizumab are not helpful at this stage.

- You do not need a chest X-ray or CT-scan.

- If you are over 50 years old, steroid inhalers (budesonide) may be useful.

- Use a Budesonide Puff inhaler twice a day: to -days, if you have it available. If puff inhalers are not available, you can also purchase dry powder inhalers.

- If you have corona infection with COVID-19 test-positive or are waiting for test results and have an oxygen saturation level of less than 92%.

- Consult a doctor and be hospitalized if this is their recommendation 

- The following should be done under scientifically proven, effective intervention and medical supervision:

- Use the minimum amount of oxygen needed to keep your oxygen saturation level above 92%.

- Take any steroid. Any of the options listed below can be used. Oral tablets are preferred if you are at home, and injections can be used if you are in the hospital.

- Dexamethasone 6 mg/day once a day

- Methylprednisolone mg 32 mg/day once

- Prednisolone or Prednisone Prednisolone or Prednisone mg 40 mg/day once

- Hydrocortisone 50 mg / three times a day

- Steroids are usually given for 5 -10 days and can be stopped if you do not need oxygen. It is not necessary to drop the steroid dose by tapping.

- If you have diabetes, check your blood sugar (blood sugar levels) regularly while taking steroids and tell your doctor if they are higher than normal.

- Sleep under your stomach and chest. It helps improve your oxygen levels.

- Contact your doctor and get help if you need more oxygen than LL/min.

- For critically ill patients, hospitals may prescribe medications such as Remdesivir or Tocilizumab (these are not used at home and cannot be used without expert advice and supervision).

The following drugs are not recommended for the treatment of COVID-19 and are not regularly advised:

Azithromycin, Baricitinib, Bevacizumab, Convalescent Plasma, Doxycycline, Favipiravir, Fluvoxamine, Hydroxychloroquine, Itolizumab, Interferon alpha-2b, Ivermectin, Lopinavir-Ritonavir, Vitamin C, Vitamin D

These suggestions are widely followed:

Based on established international guidelines:


2. Therapeutics 2022.1


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