Evaluation of Zinc Sulfate as an Adjunctive Therapy in COVID-19 Critically ill Patients

A Two Center Propensity-Score Matched Study

Khalid Al Sulaiman; Ohoud Aljuhani; Abdulrahman I. Al Shaya; Abdullah Kharbosh; Raed Kensara; Alhomaidi Al Guwairy; Aisha Alharbi; Rahmah Algarni; Shmeylan Al Harbi; Ramesh Vishwakarma; Ghazwa B. Korayem


Crit Care. 2021;25(363) 

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The use of zinc sulfate as adjunctive therapy in critically ill patients with COVID-19 may have survival benefits. Additionally, zinc use may have a protective effect on the kidneys. Further randomized clinical and interventional studies are needed to confirm our findings.