Review shows chloroquine doesn't help people with COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine does not reduce deaths from COVID-19, and probably does not reduce the number of people needing mechanical ventilation, state the authors of a new Cochrane Review. In addition, they note that no new trials ...


Adverse drug reactions linked to hydroxychloroquine up in 2020

(HealthDay)—The number of adverse drug reactions (ADRs) associated with hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine more than doubled in 2020 compared with 2018 and 2019, according to a research letter published online Jan. 26 in ...

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NHLBI trial concludes no benefit for hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Hydroxychloroquine is not beneficial for adults hospitalized with COVID-19, according to the formal conclusion of a study funded by the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and published online ...

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