Drugs being tested for coronavirus should be used by prescription only, doc warns
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As officials begin clinical trials for several coronavirus treatments, antimalarial medications and other antibiotics are beginning to trend online, prompting concern that people may be searching their own medicine cabinet for similar ingredients. At least one report suggests a couple in Arizona turned to fish tank cleaner believing they were ingesting the antimalarial variation of chloroquine, resulting in the man’s death.
The report prompted a stern warning from Banner Health in Arizona that attempting to create COVID-19 remedies at home could inundate already-overwhelmed hospitals, and put you in grave danger. Dr. Shannon Sovndal, a board-certified doctor in both emergency medicine and emergency medical services had a similar message for those attempting to concoct their own …continued .
[Source: Fox News]