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Antivirals, Including Antibody Products

These sections summarize the data on antiviral agents, including remdesivir, ritonavir-boosted nirmatrelvir, and anti-SARS-CoV-2 monoclonal antibodies.

Antivirals, Including Antibody Products Summary Recommendations

Read the Panel’s recommendations on the use of antiviral agents for the treatment of COVID-19 and for SARS-CoV-2 PrEP.


Remdesivir is a nucleotide analogue prodrug that is approved to treat COVID-19 in certain patients.

Ritonavir-Boosted Nirmatrelvir (Paxlovid)

Read about using ritonavir-boosted nirmatrelvir in patients with COVID-19.


Read about using molnupiravir in patients with COVID-19.

Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Monoclonal Antibodies

Learn about monoclonal antibodies that target the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein.

COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma

Plasma from donors who have recovered from COVID-19 may contain SARS-CoV-2 antibodies.


Interferons are a group of antiviral cytokines that are being evaluated to treat COVID-19.

Table: Characteristics of Antiviral Agents, Including Antibody Products

Review the characteristics of the antiviral agents that are under evaluation for the treatment of COVID-19 or for SARS-CoV-2 PrEP.