The medicine that can prove to be a prophylactic in this pneumonia is Chelidonium majus. This medicine can be taken by people working closely with SARS patients like doctors, nurses, relatives and colleagues of known patients.
- The medicines that can help most of the SARS cases in the initial phase are Aconitum napellus, Arsenic album, and Belladona. Of these, Aconite will prove most important in aborting the disease when given at the onset of flu-like symptoms. This medicine should be given as soon as one experiences flu-like symptoms.
- When the symptoms of pneumonia are well apparent, then the medicines that can prove to be of maximum value in current outbreak are Natrum sulphuricum, Phosphorus, Chelidonium, and Bryonia alba.
- If the patient is terminally ill with threatened respiratory failure, the medicines that can help to save many lives are Crotalus horridus, Lachesis, Ailanthus glandulosa, and Muriatic acid.