1 thought on “Emergency Rules for Dispensing Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine”

  1. Excessive prescribing of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine has resulted in shortages of these drugs for approved uses. Although anecdotal reports of improvement after taking these meds for COVID-19 have been made, no randomized trials have demonstrated this. In fact, a recent small study in France did not demonstrate improvement with using hydroxychloroquine. In the meantime, patients with a legitimate need for these medications have faced difficulty getting their prescriptions filled. Consequently, it is good to see that strict rules for the use of these medications have been established.

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