Author(s): Rajeshwar Kamal Kant Arya, Neeraj Kumar Sethiya, Dheeraj Bisht, Mohmmad Rashid, Deepak Kumar, Anita Singh, Rupa Gupta, Vijay Singh Rana


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00153   

Address: Rajeshwar Kamal Kant Arya1, Neeraj Kumar Sethiya2, Dheeraj Bisht1*, Mohmmad Rashid3, Deepak Kumar4, Anita Singh1, Rupa Gupta5, Vijay Singh Rana2
1Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sir J. C. Bose Technical Campus Bhimtal, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand, India - 263136.
2Faculty of Pharmacy, DIT University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India - 248009.
3Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, College of Dentistry and Pharmacy, Buraydah Colleges, Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia - 31717.
4Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shoolini University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, 173229, India
5Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, Sushant University, Gurugram, Haryana, 122003, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 16,      Issue - 2,     Year - 2023

This review article covers the proposed synthetic and natural medicines, and their contribution in aspects of chemistry and metabolism for the management of COVID-19, which is still lacking in many published current studies. Most of the current studies were focused on physiology, epidemiology, and management of COVID-19. However, only a few of such studies mainly focussed on the chemistry of medicine in the management of the disease. In this contest, both natural and synthetic medicines, their synthesis and metabolism are highlighted in the current article. Currently, the entire world is struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic that has disturbed every aspect of life, caused by a newly discovered virus strain named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2(SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak continues to evolve, several research activities have been continuously carried out for understanding the origin, functions, treatments, and preventions of novel coronavirus (nCoV) infections such as SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV-1. There a lot of lines of treatment are being used all over the world but still, the perfect line of treatment for COVID-19 is not available. Various kinds of antiviral, anti-malarial, ACE inhibitors, and immunosuppressant drugs are being trialled worldwide for the management of COVID-19. A synthetic drug such as antimalarial drug (Hydroxychloroquine\Chloroquine), antiviral drug (Favipiravir, Remdesivir, Oseltamivir, EIDD-1931, Lopinavir, and Ritonavir), angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors/ angiotensin-receptor blockers (Captopril and Losartan), and immunosuppressant/arthritic drugs (Actemra, Baricitinib, Ruxolitinib, and Kevzara) for the management therapy for COVID-19 herewith complied to describe the chemical features and proposed metabolism process. Further, both chemistry and metabolism of proposed natural drug therapy such as quercetin, patchouli alcohol, baicalin, glycyrrhizic acid, and andrographolide for the management of COVID-19 infection are also included.

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Rajeshwar Kamal Kant Arya, Neeraj Kumar Sethiya, Dheeraj Bisht, Mohmmad Rashid, Deepak Kumar, Anita Singh, Rupa Gupta, Vijay Singh Rana. An Overview on Chemical Features and Metabolism of Synthetic and Natural Product-Based Medicine for Combating COVID-19. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(2):908-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00153

Rajeshwar Kamal Kant Arya, Neeraj Kumar Sethiya, Dheeraj Bisht, Mohmmad Rashid, Deepak Kumar, Anita Singh, Rupa Gupta, Vijay Singh Rana. An Overview on Chemical Features and Metabolism of Synthetic and Natural Product-Based Medicine for Combating COVID-19. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(2):908-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00153   Available on:

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