Table 1

Impact of medications on C19

Medication classNumber taking% with C19
Aminosalicylates2830.7
Antimalarials1033.9
Antimetabolites3660.5
Biologic (anti-TNF)14420.8
Biologic (IL-17)2981.3
Corticosteroid2370.4
JAK inhibitor521.9
NSAID15941.3
No medication2303.5
  • Number taking includes those who altered the dosage or discontinued the medicine as a result of COVID-19. C19=COVID-19. Per cents are based on those with either definite or presumed COVID-19.

  • IL-17, interleukin 17; JAK, janus kinase; NSAID, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug; TNF, tumour necrosis factor.