Guidelines
Mild COVID

Mild COVID

Treatment

  • Supportive care only
  • Acetaminophen should be used as first-line for fever or temperature management, unless contraindicated.

Consider:

Paxlovid™ (nirmatrelvir/ritonavir):

  • Children ≥40 Kg and ≥12 years old, without contraindications** 
    • 300 mg/100 mg po BID x 5 days

** Contraindications to Paxlovid™ include severe renal dysfunction with est CrCl <30ml/min, concomitant use of selected medications.

  • Risk factors for progression to severe disease include, but are not limited to:
    • obesity
    • neurological comorbidities
    • chronic respiratory disorders
       
  • Populations that may be at higher risk for severe infection include infants <1 year of age and children with comorbid conditions including:
    • lung disease
    • immune compromise
    • obesity
    • congenital heart disease
    • sickle cell disease
    • genetic abnormalities
    • neurological disease
    • diabetes mellitus
  • CMAJ 2021 Sept 27;193