DrugBank ID: db13293
Synonymous :ipecac syrup | ipecacuanha | ipsatol
Drug Sentece Context
Table 1. Analysis of context sentence of ipecac gene in 4 abstracts.
|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.|