DrugBank ID: db13293
DrugCentral: ipecac
Synonymous :ipecac syrup | ipecacuanha | ipsatol

Drug Sentece Context

Table 1. Analysis of context sentence of ipecac gene in 4 abstracts.

pmid sentence
32245264 This article presents the rationale for potentially using old drugs (emetine, other ipecac alkaloids or analogues) that have been used to treat amoebiasis in the treatment of COVID-19. […] Given the serious and immediate threat that the COVID-19 coronavirus poses, our long history with emetine and the likely ability of emetine to reach therapeutic concentrations within the lungs, ipecac, emetine, and other analogues should be considered as potential treatment options, especially if in vitro studies confirm viral sensitivity.
33261173 While emetine is a “pure drug” as it is extracted from ipecac, some of the differences between emetine and ipecac are also discussed.