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What you need to know about the malaria drugs Trump keeps touting. There still are no approved treatments for the coronavirus.

4. There have already been shortages

The FDA added versions

Chloroquine phosphate must be administered orally.

To request chloroquine phosphate under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA): Contact your Local or State Health Department Health care providers must submit a report on all medication errors, ALL SERIOUS ADVERSE EVENTS, and CLINICAL OUTCOMES related to chloroquine phosphate. See specific reporting instructions below.

The optimal dosing and duration of treatment for COVID-19 is unknown.

of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to its shortage list last week after prescriptions spiked as much 7,000 percent in March. The hype has already made it difficult for people with lupus and arthritis to get the drugs, said David Karp, a Texas doctor and president-elect of the American College of Rheumatology, the providers who largely treat those patients.
5. There's worry the chloroquine craze could crowd out trials of other potential cures
Gilead, maker of one experimental treatment -- the antiviral drug remdesivir [AND IT'S A FLOORWAX BWAH!] -- has attempted to shift away from giving it to patients outside of trials as it races for answers. The biotech company said this weekend that it currently has enough doses for roughly 140,000 people.

"versions" of generic compounds

by Cat on Tue Apr 7th, 2020 at 04:53:25 PM EST
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