Tag: antimalarial agents

Malaria Resistant to Artemisinin Emerging in Africa

A new study shows disturbing evidence that malaria is becoming resistant to artemisinin, a drug critical for treatment in Africa. Although artemisinin resistance has long...

They Were Experts in Viruses, and Now in Pitfalls of Fame

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. BOSTON (AP) — Dr. Ashish Jha started 2020 thousands of miles...

Slow Taper off Antimalarial Avoids Lupus Flare During Remission

Slowly tapering off – or remaining on – antimalarial medications can help prevent disease flare in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who’ve achieved clinical...

COVID-19-Related HCQ Shortages Affected Rheum Patients Worldwide

New data document the global fallout for rheumatology patients when hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) supplies were being diverted to hospitals for COVID-19 patients. Demand for HCQ soared...

Unexpected Viral Load, Early HCQ No Help

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Fauci Warns of 100K Cases/Day, HCQ Trial to Resume

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

HCQ Trial Halted, Autopsy Lung Damage

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Nearly a Dozen Approved Drugs Could Be Effective Against COVID-19: Study

(Reuters) – At least 10 different drug compounds ranging from cancer therapies to antipsychotics and antihistamines may be effective at preventing the new coronavirus from...

Hospitals Update Hydroxychloroquine Protocols After FDA Warning

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 28, 2020 — Across the country, hospitals are incorporating Friday’s warning from the US Food and...

HCQ Hospital Protocols, ED Physician Death

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Sanofi Can Produce Millions of Doses of Potential Coronavirus Drug

PARIS (Reuters) – Sanofi SA will be able to provide millions of doses of hydroxychloroquine for patients with the illness caused by the novel coronavirus...