Decision on the issuance of “guidelines for home management for people with COVID-19”

12/5/22 8:54 AM

Decision on banning the act of “home management guidance for people with COVID-19”

On March 14, 2022, the Ministry of Health issued Decision 604/QD-BYT on "guidance on home management for people with COVID-19 disease". Accordingly, drugs to treat people with COVID-19 at home include:

- Antipyretic:

   + Paracetamol for adults: 500mg tablets, enough for 3-5 days.

   + Paracetamol for children (depending on weight and age): package of powder or nuggets mixed with oral suspension or tablets with content of 80mg, 100mg, 150mg or 250mg, 325mg, 500mg, enough for 3-5 days.

- Electrolyte balancing solution: Oresol, rehydration pack, other electrolytes.

- Cough reliever (depending on symptoms): Herbal medicine, or cough suppressant alone, or cough suppressant combined with antihistamine..., enough for 5-7 days. Note the indications, contraindications and warnings, caution when using the drug.

- Nasal solution: 0.9% sodium chloride, enough for 5-7 days.

- Medicines to treat underlying diseases according to prescriptions being used for the patient (if necessary, enough for 01-02 weeks).


- Do not arbitrarily use antiviral, antibiotic, anti-inflammatory drugs ... without indications or prescriptions.

- Do not steam children.

Compared to the past, this guide does not list antiviral drugs in detail, but only when indicated, prescribed as prescribed.

This Decision takes effect from the date of signing and promulgates and replaces Decision 261/QD-BYT dated January 31, 2022, Decision 528/QD-BYT dated March 3, 2022.

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