ROCKFORD (WREX) — A neighborhood pharmacist is warning others a couple of drug proclaimed to be therapy for COVID-19.
Hydroxychloroquine is an anti-malarial drug that’s generally used for folks with lupus or rheumatoid arthritis.
President Trump has touted the drug mixed with an antibiotic as a potential remedy for the novel corornavirus.
However a pharmacist at SwedishAmerican says information in regards to the treatment continues to be popping out and being evaluated.
Uncomfortable side effects embody cardiac toxicity and an upset abdomen.
“There’s only a lot that we do not know. It is one thing that might be of potential use, however then once more, there are nonetheless sufferers that want it each day,” says Jeremy Kosacz, SwedishAmerican pharmacy resident.
Kosacz provides that the treatment won’t remedy everybody and that it’s moderately an choice out there to assist deal with COVID-19.