The Health and Family Welfare Department of Assam on May 19 issued a notification to the district administration to provide medicines to all Covid patients in Covid Care Centres or under Home Isolation. A list of medicines was attached to the notification. The packet of medicines will have the name and instructions in English and the vernacular language labelled on each side. A prescription will also be enclosed in the packet with clear instructions both in English and the vernacular language.
The list of medicines includes:
Tab Azithromycin 500mg x 5 days
Sig: 1 tab once daily x 5 days
Tab Paracetamol 500/650 mg
Sig: 1 tab after meal whenever there is temperature more than 99 degree F, body ache etc.
Tab Zinc 50 mg
Sig: 1 tab daily after meal for 15 days
Tab Vitamin C 500 mg
Sig: 1 tab twice daily after meal for 15 days
Cap Vitamin D3 60K
Sig: 1 cap once weekly for 8 weeks
Tab Famotidine 20 mg
Sig: 1 tab twice daily before meal for 15 days
- Cough Syrup
Sig: 2 tsf 3 times a day (if the patient has cough)