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Status of the study on procaine + dexamethasone combination vs covid 19

Requested from PCHRD by M. Monsera at 02:26 PM on May 20, 2023.
Purpose: Research & Development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2022 - 05/20/2023
Tracking no: #PCHRD-307170908097

Monsera 02:26 PM, May 20, 2023

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I would like to request for information regarding

1. What is the status of the study on procaine + dexamethasone combination vs covid 19

2. Current data/findings from that study
Thank you and God bless

Gonzales 03:26 PM, May 24, 2023

May 24, 2023

Dear Ms. Monsera,

Thank you for your request dated May 20 ,2023, under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch. You are requesting the status and current data/findings available of the study on Procaine + Dexamethasone Combination versus Covid 19.

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), a sectoral council under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), is mandated to: (1) formulate policies, plans, programs, projects, and strategies for health S&T development; (2) program and allocate government and external funds for research and development (R&D); (3) monitor R&D projects; and (4) generate external funds.

With regards to your inquiry, the study titled “Procaine + Dexamethasone Combination versus Covid-19” has been revised to “Procaine Hydrochloride + Methylprednisolone Sodium Succinate Powder for Injection”. Currently, the formulation and standardization of the study are ongoing. Apologies, but our office cannot disclose the data since the study is not complete.

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Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact us using the reply function on the eFOI portal, with ticket number #PCHRD-307170908097.

Thank you,

Respectfully yours,

Alec Benjamin M. Gonzales
DOST-PCHRD FOI Receiving Officer

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