chloroquine Tag

I have received several unflattering comments from my blogs regarding the need to direct medical care based on scientific evidence, not anecdotal stories. Finally, a well done randomized retrospective study, replete with p-values and confidence intervals, is undergoing peer-review for publication. I have repeatedly called out...

A recent FAA directive instructs, "Use of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine to prevent coronavirus infection is disqualifying while on the medication and for 48 hours after the last dose before reporting for flight or other safety related duties."  Apparently for the safety of pilots and passengers the...

Many of us in the medical community have questioned why Donald Trump has vigorously promoted the drug chloroquine contrary to the recommendation of leading health experts. This article may shed light to his motives.  https://www.huffpost.com/entry/donald-trump-stake-company-hydroxychloroquine_n_5e8c41d7c5b6e1d10a696280?ncid=engmodushpmg00000006 What this brought to light for me is that most of the ...

  [caption id="attachment_17966" align="alignright" width="300"] Hand holding plastic jar with pills, supplements or painkillers[/caption] Misinformation is the enemy! I mentioned in a previous post that chloroquine intended for aquariums was being sold on eBay for $1,975.00, and it wasn’t intended for oral ingestion.  I did not imagine anyone...

FIRST LOOK AT THE TREATMENT & POSSIBLE PROPHYLAXIS FOR COVID-19  Despite announcements that chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine are treatments for coronavirus, we need to take a more somber approach to these claims.  Ebay is now price-gauging the sale the chloroquine used in aquariums. This chloroquine isn’t intended...