Table 1

Summary of received medications

MedicationDose and route of administrationDuration
Dexamethasone6 mg intravenously once daily2 days
Methylprednisolone40–60 mg intravenously every 8 hours8 days
Dexamethasone (following discontinuation of methylprednisolone)6 mg per oral once daily5 days
Ceftriaxone2000 mg intravenously once daily8 days
Doxycycline100 mg per oral two times per day2 days
Azithromycin500 mg per oral once daily5 days
Enoxaparin4000–12 000 IU subcutaneously two times per dayThroughout hospital stay
Cholecalciferol50 000 IU per oral once weekly
Zinc gluconate50 mg per oral once daily
Fluticasone furoate/vilanterol1 puff once dailyFrom second day of admission onwards
Nebulised salbutamol5 mg every 8 hours
Nebulised ipratropium bromide250 μg every 8 hours
Pantoprazole20 mg per oral once dailyAccording to permit of oral intake and drug availability
Omeprazole20 mg intravenously two times per day/20 mg per oral two times per day
Metoclopramide10 mg intravenously every 4 hours as neededLimited use
Paracetamol1000 mg per oral or intravenously every 6 hours as needed
  • μg, micrograms; IU, international units; mg, milligrams.