Difference between revisions of "Efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: results of a randomized clinical trial"

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Latest revision as of 17:09, 22 July 2020

Publication
Title
Authors
  • Zhaowei Chen
  • Jijia Hu
  • Zongwei Zhang
  • ...
  • Zhan Zhang
Journal medRxiv preprint
Date April 10, 2020

A randomized clinical trial of 62 patients who received hydroxychloroquine or standard therapy showed patients who received hydroxychloroquine had a significantly shorter time to body temperature recovery and cough remission. Notably, 4 patients (13%) in the control group progressed to severe illness whereas no patients treated with hydroxychloroquine progressed.

Major Issues

No major issues identified at this time.

Minor Issues

No minor issues identified at this time.

Impact

This study demonstrated some clinical benefit for hydroxychloroquine in treatment of early stage COVID-19 disease where patients received treatment on average 2.2 days after fever onset and 2 days after cough onset.

Article Revisions

None at this time.

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