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Monoclonal Antibodies Use for COVID-19

Posted on August 30th, 2021

Monoclonal Antibody Use for COVID-19

Posted on August 30th, 2021

Information on Monoclonal Antibody Use for COVID-19 Infection in Pregnancy

 

Pregnancy can increase the rate of complications and severe illness from COVID-19 infection. Monoclonal antibody therapy is a brief outpatient infusion treatment that can help reduce the chance of severe disease. It is generally given to those with mild symptoms within the first ten days of symptom onset. 

 

Additional risk factors for complication from COVID include:

 

  • Obesity

  • Advanced maternal age

  • Hypertension

  • Diabetes

  • Asthma

  • Sickle cell

  • Kidney Disease 

  • Age over 65

 

If you are pregnant and have tested positive for COVID-19. Please call the office at promptly 901-767-3810 so that we can further discuss your care.

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