for people ages 12 years and up (full criteria)
at San Francisco, California and other locations
study started



The primary objective of this study is to provide expanded access of remdesivir (RDV) for the treatment of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) infection.

Official Title

Expanded Access Treatment Protocol: Remdesivir (RDV; GS-5734) for the Treatment of SARS-CoV2 (CoV) Infection


SARS-CoV2 Infection, Infections, Communicable Diseases, COVID-19, Remdesivir


You can join if…

Open to people ages 12 years and up

  • Willing and able to provide written informed consent, or with a legal representative who can provide informed consent, or enrolled under International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) E6(R2) 4.8.15 emergency use provisions as deemed necessary by the investigator (participants ≥ 18 years of age), or willing and able to provide assent (participants ≥ 12 and < 18 years of age, where locally and nationally approved) prior to performing study procedures. For participants ≥ 12 and < 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian willing and able to provide written informed consent prior to performing study procedures.
  • Age ≥ 18 years or aged ≥ 12 and < 18 years of age weighing ≥ 40 kg (where permitted according to local law and approved nationally and by the relevant institutional review board (IRB) or independent ethics committee (IEC))
  • Hospitalized with confirmed SARS-CoV2 by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or known contact of confirmed case with syndrome consistent with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with PCR pending
  • Oxygen saturation (SpO2) ≤ 94% on room air or requiring supplemental oxygen at baseline
  • Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) < 5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) by local laboratory measure and/or ALT < 3 x ULN and bilirubin < 2 x ULN
  • Females of childbearing potential who engage in heterosexual intercourse must agree to use protocol specified method(s) of contraception
  • Lactating females must agree to discontinue nursing before the study drug is administered and while they are participating in the study

You CAN'T join if...

  • Evidence of multiorgan failure including but not limited to coagulopathy (significant thrombocytopenia), hepatic failure (elevated bilirubin) or renal failure (low urine output or estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) < 30 mL/min), or significant cardiomyopathy (low cardiac output)
  • Use of more than 1 pressor for septic shock (note that use of 1 pressor at low/medium doses for inotropic support due to the use of sedation and paralytics while on the ventilator is allowed)
  • Renal failure (eGRF < 30 mL/min using the Cockcroft-Gault formula for participants ≥ 18 years of age and Schwartz Formula for participants < 18 years of age) or dialysis or continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration)
  • Eligible for enrollment in a randomized clinical trial studying remdesivir for treatment of SARS-CoV2 at the medical facility where the participant is admitted
  • Known hypersensitivity to the study drug, the metabolites, or formulation excipient
  • Requiring venous arterial (V-A) extracorporeal membrane oxygen (ECMO) (venous venous (V-V) ECMO is not an exclusion criteria)


  • University of California, Medical Center (Parnassus Campus)
    San Francisco California 94143 United States
  • Community Regional Medical Centers (CRMC)
    Fresno California 93721 United States
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    San Francisco California 94115 United States
  • San Mateo Medical Center
    San Mateo California 94304-1509 United States


not accepting new patients
Start Date
Gilead Sciences
Study Type
Expanded Access
Last Updated