The antiviral treatment for COVID-19 is known for its effectiveness in reducing severe outcomes like hospitalization and death. Despite being recommended for certain high-risk groups, factors such as high cost, doctor's reluctance to prescribe and complex reimbursement processes have hindered its widespread use.
The drug, initially free, now comes with a hefty price tag of $1,390, deterring some patients and doctors. Issues like potential drug interactions and the availability of alternative treatments also contribute to the low uptake of Paxlovid.
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