Mechanisms of action of fluvoxamine for COVID-19: a historical review

  title={Mechanisms of action of fluvoxamine for COVID-19: a historical review},
  author={Yaeko Hashimoto and Takuji Suzuki and Kenji Hashimoto},
  journal={Molecular Psychiatry},
  pages={1898 - 1907}
The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) accelerates the discovery of prophylactic and therapeutic drugs for persons infected with the virus. Drug repurposing for the COVID-19 pandemic has received particular attention. Increasing clinical data suggest that antidepressant use in early-stage subjects with COVID-19 might be associated with a reduced risk of intubation or death. Among the… 
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