Researchers find no beneficial evidence to support the use of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine, either used alone or in combination with azithromycin, for the treatment of COVID-19.
Study warns of the potentially serious adverse effects of prescribing hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for the treatment of COVID-19. Some of the potential side effects include cardiac arrhythmias, hypoglycemia, and neuropsychiatric effects.
Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, two drugs touted as potential coronavirus therapeutics, could increase the risk of heart arrhythmias, cardiologists say.
Researchers discover an antibiotic, that is safe to use during pregnancy, can help to prevent the Zika virus from infecting certain fetal brain cells.