The drug will be administered by prescription only and should be taken within the first five days of a Covid-19 diagnosis. It is recommended to take the pills every 12 hours over the course of five days beginning as soon as possible with the onset of symptoms.
What has Pfizer said?
Pfizer is prepared to begin immediate deliveries in the US. The company raised its production projections from 80 million pills to 120 million in 2022.
The US government has a contract for 10 million courses of treatment at $530 per treatment course.
The company plans to file a fresh patent next year in a bid to earn full regulatory approval from the FDA.
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