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hydroxychloroquine


The international health organisation has temporarily suspended the hydroxychloroquine arm within its COVID-19 treatment trial in light of recent findings World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has confirmed the …

A large observational study has linked hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine use to increased rates of mortality and heart arrhythmias in hospitalised COVID-19 patients A large observational study published in The Lancet has …

COVID-19-related issues like hydroxychloroquine were still making headlines this week, but the sector was also looking to the post-pandemic future The Pharmacy Guild‘s Suzanne Greenwood wrote about the issues the …

Following the latest remarks from the President of the United States regarding hydroxychloroquine, the RACGP has urged Australians not to seek it out to try and cure or prevent COVID-19 …

Doctors shouldn’t prescribe hydroxychloroquine for family and friends to treat COVID-19, write a group of authors including prominent pharmacists In Australian Prescriber the authors, who include Associate Professor Ian Coombes, …

The Federal Health Minister has ‘struck a deal’ with suppliers to bring hydroxychloroquine into Australia to treat hospital patients infected with COVID-19 Speaking on A Current Affair this week, Federal …

US to allow hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine from national stockpile to be distributed and used for certain hospitalised patients infected with COVID-19 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United …

The Department of Health has placed new restrictions on hydroxychloroquine initiation after a spate of ‘just in case’ overprescribing for COVID-19, and warned against use outside of current indications after …

PSA strongly advises pharmacists to refuse dispensing of hydroxychloroquine outside of approved indications, and urges prescribers to stop writing prescriptions as a ‘just in case’ measure Following President Trump’s announcement …