As in the general population with coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) infection, therapeutic interventions in solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients have evolved over time. The preceding 6 months of the pandemic can be divided into 2 main therapeutic eras: the early era and the later era. The first era was characterized by the widespread use of drugs such as hydroxychloroquine with or without azithromycin, lopinavir–ritonavir, and tocilizumab. More recently, with the publication of larger trials, there has been increasing use of remdesivir, dexamethasone, and convalescent plasma, with the rapid proliferation of clinical trials including a wide variety of investigational and repurposed agents with antiviral or immunomodulatory effects. This overview focuses on what is known about the effects of different therapies in SOT recipients with COVID-19, mainly from case series and, more recently, larger multicenter registries; as well as outlining the information that will be needed to optimize management and outcomes in SOT recipients with COVID-19 in the future.
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