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Novel Corona Virus Aka Covid 19- If Hydroxychloroquine Is Right Choice

Updated on April 24, 2020
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Ankit is pursuing psychology as a learning career. And have expertise in medical background. And also a face reader.

What is COVID 19

I think everybody in the world knows by now what is COVID-19 and how it spreads and how much it can harm to the humanity, from rich to poor, from prince to beggar nobody is left behind by this dead zombie, countries are lockdown and some superheroes are providing all that they have in the hospital, roads to fight this deadly disease.

Does Hydroxychloroquine Promise The Treatment

Amid this, all over the world an untested drug with no significant data has been released and circulated by the government for treating and is very famously known as chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine which is not only used in the treatment of malaria but also its substitute used for psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, etc. I am shortlisting the problems which can be aggravated with these medicines and hence the one who is treating and the one who is getting treated should know that they are sitting in front of a double-edged sword.

1. Psoriasis- up to 31% can get aggravated and can develop in erythroderma psoriasis which is deadly

2. Increases chances of Epilepsy

3. G6Pd deficiency

4. Porphyria

5. Heart rhythm problem

6. Kidney disease patient

7. Hearing and vision problems (Retinopathy, macular degeneration)

What About The Contraindication

Amid all of this Many medicines are also contraindicated with the chloroquine among which, Tablet Azithromycin which came into limelight for prophylactic treatment for COVID-19, is also contraindicated and should not be consumed.

Dr. Nikhlesh Tiwari, who is Neurosurgeon in BGS Gleneagles Global Hospitals thoroughly review this article and verify the validity of information.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and does not substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed health professional. Drugs, supplements, and natural remedies may have dangerous side effects. If pregnant or nursing, consult with a qualified provider on an individual basis. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

© 2020 Ankit Tiwari

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      Abhi 

      12 months ago

      Useful Insight Ankit, we should be aware about all shorts of effects of medicines, before using it.

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