European warning against using malaria drugs to treat corona

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Malaria They are known to have anti-virus properties.

The two drugs showed a promising early result for treatment Covid-19 In preliminary studies conducted in France And China.

But the European Medicines Agency has warned against using the two drugs to treat Covid-19, unless absolutely necessary.

The agency said: "It is very important that patients and competent medical care teams use chloroquine and hydrochloroquine, except in the context of clinical trials or national emergencies to treat Covid 19.".

Both drugs have a potentially dangerous side effect, especially when taken in large doses or given in combination with other drugs.

The agency said in a statement: "The two drugs should not be used without a prescription and without doctor supervision. Prescriptions should not be given outside permitted uses except for a clinical trial or within agreed protocols nationwide".

There are also concerns about a deficiency, especially in chloroquine, the least dangerous of the two, which is also used to treat arthritis.

Many countries are conducting clinical trials of the two drugs as part of efforts to limit the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic.

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Countries around the world are expanding access to these two drugs used for treatment Malaria They are known to have anti-virus properties.

The two drugs showed a promising early result for treatment Covid-19 In preliminary studies conducted in France And China.

But the European Medicines Agency has warned against using the two drugs to treat Covid-19, unless absolutely necessary.

The agency said: “It is very important that patients and competent medical care teams not use chloroquine and hydroxychloroene, except in the context of clinical trials or national emergencies to treat Covid 19.”

Both drugs have a potentially dangerous side effect, especially when taken in large doses or given in combination with other drugs.

The agency said in a statement: “The two drugs should not be used without a prescription and without the supervision of a doctor. Prescriptions should not be given outside permitted uses except for a clinical trial or within agreed protocols at the country level.”

There are also concerns about a deficiency, especially in chloroquine, the least dangerous of the two, which is also used to treat arthritis.

Many countries are conducting clinical trials of the two drugs as part of efforts to limit the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic.



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