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What is the status of the study on procaine + dexamethasone combination versus Covid-19?

Requested from PCHRD by R. Cruz at 12:01 PM on May 20, 2023.
Purpose: For personal use.
Date of Coverage: 12/01/2020 - 04/30/2023
Tracking no: #PCHRD-988283970729

Cruz 12:01 PM, May 20, 2023

Dear Sirs/Mesdames,

Good day.

This is to request the below information as stated in the Title:
What is the status of the study on procaine + dexamethasone combination versus Covid-19?

Thank you.

Gonzales 12:52 PM, May 24, 2023

May 24, 2023

Dear Ms. Cruz,

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 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 is still ongoing.

Kindly accomplish the PCHRD FOI Request Feedback Form at this link:

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact us using the reply function on the eFOI portal, with ticket number #PCHRD-988283970729.

Thank you,

Respectfully yours,

Alec Benjamin M. Gonzales
DOST-PCHRD FOI Receiving Officer

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