Stay Alert for Dexamethasone Rxs to Prevent or Treat COVID-19

Patients will ask whether dexamethasone is a "breakthrough" in treating COVID-19.

Early guidance recommended avoiding steroids...due to lack of benefit and possible harm seen in SARS and MERS.

Now a U.K. study suggests that dexamethasone 6 mg/day for up to 10 days reduces mortality in hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19.

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