Myth: Vitamin C kills COVID-19
Vitamin C is an antioxidant that offers many health benefits, but killing COVID-19 is definitely beyond its powers, explains Asim Jani, MD, infectious disease physician at Orlando Health in Orlando.
“There is no scientific data to suggest that this works and a high dose of vitamin C may cause kidney stones,” he says.
Myth: You shouldn’t take ibuprofen for COVID-19 fever
Many people believe they are not allowed to take ibuprofen to treat COVID-19 fever, but that’s false. The rumors that suggested ibuprofen may do more harm than good in treating COVID fever, turned out to be fake.
“If you have kidney disease, you shouldn’t take ibuprofen,” adds Dr. Jani.