An unbiased panel advised pausing recruitment of volunteers within the colchicine arm of the trial based mostly on a preliminary evaluation, scientists concerned in UK’s RECOVERY examine stated.

Posted by Harshit Sabarwal | Reuters

PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 04:06 PM IST

A big British trial has halted enrolments to check gout drug colchicine as a possible therapy for sufferers hospitalised with Covid-19, after a sub-study of the trial discovered that the treatment didn’t have any impact on the sufferers.

An unbiased panel advised pausing recruitment of volunteers within the colchicine arm of the trial based mostly on a preliminary evaluation, scientists concerned in UK’s RECOVERY examine stated. The examine is the world’s largest trial of remedies for hospitalised Covid-19 adults.

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