Hydroxychloroquine intake will finish quickly-Trump

Trump told reporters that he would soon do taking the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine. Trump said, “the regimen finishes in a day or two, yeah, I think it’s two days, two days.” Earlier, Trump had expressed his hope concerning COVID-19 vaccine to be available this year.

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Trump revealed on Monday that he has been taking hydroxychloroquine and zinc as a preventative measure against COVID-19. The president said that he spoke to the White House doctor about taking the drug to protect against the novel coronavirus, and the White House doctor approved the decision.

Hydroxychloroquine:

HCQ, sold under the brand name Plaquenil among others, is a medication used to prevent malaria in areas where the disease remains sensitive to chloroquine. HCQ studied to avoid and treat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Evidence for such use currently lacks with concerns of potential harms from side effects.

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Trump revealed on Monday that he has been taking hydroxychloroquine along with zinc as a preventative measure against COVID-19. The president said that he spoke to the White House doctor about taking the drug to protect against the novel coronavirus, and the White House doctor approved the decision.

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Later, the White House doctor spoke out about Trump’s use of HCQ, saying “the potential benefit from treatment outweighed the relative risks,” USA Today reported. The White House doctor referenced the fact that Trump’s valet had tested positive for the virus. Trump said, “the regimen finishes in a day or two, yeah, I think it’s two days, two days.”

The most common adverse effects are nausea, stomach cramps, and diarrhea. The most severe adverse effects affect the eye, with dose-related retinopathy as a concern even after discontinuing HCQ.

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