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Tag: Hcq

Covid-19: India Lifts Ban On Export Of Hydroxychloroquine

New Delhi: The Government of India on Wednesday decided to lift the ban on export of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Sadananda Gowda announced about the development. Department of Pharmaceuticals has approved the lifting of ban on Export of Hydroxychloroquine API as well as formulations. Manufacturers except SEZ/EOU Units have to supply […]

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No Major Side-Effects Of HCQ, Should Be Continued As COVID-19 Preventive Treatment: ICMR

New Delhi: No major side-effects of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) have been found in studies in India and its use should be continued in preventive treatment for COVID-19, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Tuesday. The ICMR’s statement came against the backdrop of the World Health Organization (WHO) suspending the testing of the drug […]

WHO Suspends HCQ Clinical Trial On COVID-19 Patients

Geneva: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General, said that a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on COVID-19 patients has come to “a temporary pause”, while the safety data of the anti-malaria drug was being reviewed. According to the WHO chief, The Lancet medical journal on May 22 had published an observational study […]

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Took HCQ after valet tested Covid-19 positive, says Donald Trump

New York: President Donald Trump says he began taking hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) “as a frontline defence” after his valet and Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary tested positive for COVID-19. After the two of them tested positive, “I thought, you know, from my standpoint, not a bad time to take it, because we had the combination […]

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COVID-19: FDA Warns Against Use Of Hydroxychloroquine Pills

Washington: At a time when hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is being touted as a ‘wonder drug’ to treat critical Covid-19 patients, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday issued fresh guidelines, cautioning people against over-the-counter use of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for Covid-19 outside of the hospital setting or a clinical trial due to the risk […]

COVID-19: US President Trump praises, thanks PM Modi profusely for HCQ

New Delhi/Washington: The US president Donald Trump on Thursday profusely praised and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his decision to supply hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), the anti-malaria drug used for COVID-19 (coronavirus) disease, to some of the most affected nations. In his morning tweet, Donald Trump said, “Extraordinary times require even closer cooperation between friends. Thank […]