US prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine skyrocketed from February to March, study finds

US prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine skyrocketed from February to March, study finds

Researchers found the estimated number of hydroxychloroquine prescriptions increased 86.2% from February to March, from 367,346 to 683,999, and dispensed chloroquine prescriptions increased 158.6%, rising from 2,346 to 6,066 prescriptions. Combining hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin had also been touted as a possible treatment for coronavirus infection. The analysis shows that the estimated number of […]