• Drug initially touted to treat COVID-19 linked to a greater risk of death, study finds

    7 days ago - By KMBC

    A large study published Friday found that seriously ill COVID-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine were more likely to die or develop dangerous heart arrhythmias.
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  • Another large study finds no benefit to hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

    Another large study finds no benefit to hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

    7 days ago - By NBC News

    The medication may, in fact, lead to an increased risk of death.
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  • Large Study Finds No Benefit - and Potential Harm - in Using Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

    7 days ago - By Time

    In the largest observational study thus far investigating the drug hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19, researchers found little evidence that it helps, and worrying evidence that the medication may cause harm.
    In a study published May 22 in the journal Lancet , scientists in the U.S. and Switzerland report on an analysis of more than 96,000 people hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 in 671 hospitals on six continents. Nearly 15,000 patients were treated with one of the following: chloroquine (which is an older version of hydroxychloroquine), hydroxychloroquine, or either of...
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  • No evidence of benefit for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients, study finds

    7 days ago - By Science Daily

    A new study finds that the use of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine is linked to increased rates of mortality and heart arrhythmias among hospital patients with COVID-19. The authors suggest that these drug regimens should not be used to treat COVID-19 outside of clinical trials and urgent confirmation from randomised clinical trials is needed.
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