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COVID-19 drugs
  • Title: ACTIV-6: COVID-19 Study of Repurposed Medications

    ACTIV-6, “The Randomized Trial to Evaluate Efficacy of Repurposed Medications,” is a nationwide double-blind study expected to enroll nearly 15,000 participants from across the United States through its website, https://activ6study.org, and call center, 1-833-385-1880.

    The study is now testing these repurposed medications: Ivermectin, used to treat parasitic infections; Fluticasone, an inhaled steroid commonly prescribed for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; and Fluvoxamine, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), often prescribed for depression.

    • Principal Investigator: Adrian Hernandez, MD, MHS Duke Clinical Research Institute Email: adrian.hernandez@duke.edu
    • Co-Principal Investigator/IND Sponsor: Susanna Naggie, MD, MHS Duke Clinical Research Institute  Email: susanna.naggie@duke.edu
    • Data Coordinating Center Investigator Chris Lindsell, PhD Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Email: chris.lindsell@vumc.org

    Funding Agency: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

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