Covid 19 Resources

Vitamin Recommendations

Quercitin: 1 g PO BID

Promote viral eradication or inactivation:

  • Inhibition of viral replication

Favorably modulate viral-induced pathological cellular processes:

  • Modulation of NLRP3 inflammasome activation

Mechanistically promote resolution of collateral damage and restoration of function:

  • Modulation of mast cell stabilization (anti-fibrotic)

Curcumin 500-1000 mg BID

Favorably modulate viral-induced pathological cellular processes:

  • Modulation of NLRP3 inflammasome activation

N-acetylcysteine (NAC):600-900 mg po bid

Favorably modulate cellular defense and repair mechanisms:

  • Hypothetical: repletion of glutathione and cysteine

Resveratrol:100-150 mg po qd

Favorably modulate viral-induced pathological cellular processes

  • Modulation of NLRP3 inflammasome activation

Vit D: 5,000 IU po qd

Favorably modulate cellular defense and repair mechanisms:

  • Activation of macrophages
  • Stimulation of anti-microbial peptides
  • Modulation of defensins
  • Modulation of TH17 cells

Favorably modulate viral-induced pathological cellular processes:

  • Reduction in cytokine expression
  • Modulation of TGF beta

MELAtONIN: 5-20 mg qd

Favorably modulate viral-induced pathological cellular processes

  • Modulation of NLRP3 inflammasome activation

Vit A: 10,000-25,000 IU/d

Favorably modulate cellular defense and repair mechanisms:

  • Modulation of T helper cells
  • Modulation of sIgA

Favorably modulate viral-induced pathological cellular processes:

  • Modulation of cytokine production

Elderberry: 500 mg po qd

Favorably modulate cellular defense and repair mechanisms
Favorably modulate viral-induced pathological cellular processes

Vit C: 1-3 grams po qd

Favorably modulate cellular defense and repair mechanisms
Favorably modulate viral-induced pathological cellular processes

Zinc: 30–60 mg daily, in divided doses

Favorably modulate innate and adaptive immune system
Favorably modulate viral-induced pathological cellular processes, attachment, and replication