Hydroxychloroquine or Chioroquine; Azithromycin

These drugs are thought are thought to prevent some viruses from multiplying to have immunomodulating effects. But neither
is proven effective for COVID-19 For now, Pharmacists do not recommend hydroxychloroquine or chloroqine with or without
Azithromycin to prevent or treat COVID-19 in the community. These drugs may be saved for COVID-19 patients in a clinical trial or
for hospitalized patients with careful monitoring. There is also no optimal regimen, for example, hydoxychloroquine doses vary widely
from 400 to 800 mg/day for 4 to 21 days. Inappropriate use of these drugs may also prevent others from getting these drugs for lupus,
rheumatoid arthritis, or malaria.

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