What does chloroquine do

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    What does chloroquine do


    Doctors in Marseille in the south of France have claimed that patients have successfully been treated with the malaria drug chloroquine. After six days, 70 per cent of the chloroquine patients were considered cured, that is the virus was no longer detected in blood samples, compared to just 12.5 per cent of the control group of patients. This is a significant effect, says Dr Andrew Preston, reader in microbial pathogenesis at the University of Bath, who was not involved in the study.

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    Researchers believe there is a chance Chloroquine can do the same against COVID-19. "The way that it worked against SARS was by preventing of the attachment of the virus to the cells. Chloroquine. Aralen chloroquine is an antimalarial drug used for the treatment of malaria and extraintestinal amebiasis. Common side effects are reduced hearing, tinnitus, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Dosage, drug interactions, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety are provided. Chloroquine phosphate has been used for more than 70 years. It was selected from tens of thousands of existing drugs after several rounds of screening. The results showed a certain curative effect and fairly good efficacy. Patients treated with chloroquine required a shorter time to recover, exhibited a better drop in fever, and had improvement.

    Doctors in Australia and China have also seen promising results with the drug and hope to start a trial within the next few weeks. However, the study was conducted on a very small number of patients and would need to be replicated on a much larger scale to be scientifically convincing.

    What does chloroquine do

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    Research does indeed indicate that chloroquine has ‘apparent efficacy and acceptable safety against covid-19 associated pneumonia’, and has shown to help patients recover more quickly from the coronavirus. Other treatments — azithromycin, antiviral remdesivir, and Kevzara — are now thought to make a positive difference, too. No health authorities have certified Chloroquine as a cure for coronavirus. WHO, the foremost authority on the subject, according to the Director-General of the body, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, says while the organisation is currently conducting a number of drug trials, it does not expect a result before three weeks. Chloroquine is a 70-year-old treatment for malaria the key to beating coronavirus? Doctors in France offer glimmer of hope as they reveal a positive result from treatment.

     
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    Yes I'm insane, I stopped taking the plaquenil and boy do I. I am on plaquenil and so fare I have not had sores on my face but I do have them on the bottom of my feet and when they bust open they will have puse like stuff and they of my feet are in bad shape and so for now I'm having to wear my house shose because my regular shose hurt to wear. I all so get these on my back as well and my hands and feet are peeling as well and my Rheumy told me.

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  7. Leo_y Guest

    Hydroxychloroquine — Arthritis Australia Hydroxychloroquine brand name Plaquenil, Plaquenil Sulfate is a medicine used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions such as systemic lupus erythematosus SLE/Lupus. Hydroxychloroquine is also an antimalarial medicine used to prevent and treat malaria and other parasitic infections.

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