Gout drug to be tested as potential Covid-19 treatment by second UK study(Photo by Daniel Schludi on Unsplash)
Gout drug to be tested as potential Covid-19 treatment by second UK study(Photo by Daniel Schludi on Unsplash)

Gout drug to be tested as potential Covid-19 treatment by second UK study

After a UK study dubbed Recovery, another study in Britain to test gout medication colchicine as potential Covid-19 treatment
Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 08:11 PM IST

A large British study looking into potential early-stage Covid-19 treatments will begin testing gout medication colchicine and has widened enrolment criteria for the arm of the trial, University of Oxford researchers said on Wednesday.

The anti-inflammatory drug is already being tested in another UK study dubbed RECOVERY, which is the world's largest clinical trial of treatments for patients hospitalised with Covid-19.

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