Amifostine injection consumption intensifies due to black fungus after Remedesivir

Amifostine injection consumption intensifies due to black fungus after Remedesivir

Amifostine injection consumption intensifies due to black fungus after Remedesivir- There are also cases of corona patients getting black Fungus Infection from hospitals in many cities in the country. After the hospital in the capital, Delhi, a hospital in Gujarat has found such corona patients who have been found to be suffering from fungal infections – mucormycosis or black fungus (Mucormycosis). It is being described as a new and rare disease among the cases of fast-growing corona infection. There is also a severe shortage of injections of mucormycosis after remdesvir. As a result, the families of the patients have to visit many medical stores to take these injections.

Treatment of mucormycosis is extremely expensive and complex. During treatment, the patient is given an injection of Amifostine-B for 15 to 21 days. If necessary, surgery is also done to remove the fungus from the nose through binoculars. The injection treatment continues even then. This treatment requires 6 to 9 injections per day depending on the weight of the patient. The cost of an injection is 6 to 7 thousand rupees and in the course of 20 to 28 days the injection course takes 13 to 14 lakh rupees.

Cases are increasing in Rajkot

Its cases are increasing in Rajkot and now all the patients of Saurashtra are coming to Rajkot for treatment. The largest 250-bed mucormycosis ward has been established in Rajkot. Medical Superintendent Dr. R. s. According to Trivedi, patients are coming to Rajkot from Saurashtra. As a result, the number of patients is increasing.

The building of the Trauma Center is being evacuated and the patients of Corona are being shifted there. Also, patients are being admitted there. In this infection, injection after surgery is also important, so the amount of injection of more than Rs 1 crore has also been distributed by the Health Department.

On the other hand, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of CM Rupani for increasing cases and disease control and treatment in the state. After which the government has started preparations to start separate wards for the infected in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar. In addition, it has been ordered to buy 5000 injections of Amphotericin B 50mg.