The National Drug Authority has issued a press release today approving Covidex as a supportive drug for the treatment of Covid-19. Though the drug has registered a lot of testimonies among several former Covid-19 patients, it is still unclear whether the drug can be used as a standalone medication for Covid-19

For over two weeks now, Covidex; a herbal covid-19 remedy has been trending. Even without the stamp of NDA, the drug had already hit the black market. The formal approval of the drug is expected to contribute to the stabilization of the price of the drug.

A few weeks ago, the drug was selling for as low as UGX10,000. But by the end of the last week, it was between UGX25,000 and UGX50,000.

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