World Hydroxychloroquine: Olivier Véran requests a revision of the prescription rules
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The Minister of Health Olivier Véran asked the High Council for Public Health (HCSP) on Saturday to propose "within 48 hours a review of the derogatory prescription rules ”for various treatments such as hydroxychloroquine, after the publication of a study showing its ineffectiveness and its risks for Covid-19 patients.
"Following the publication in TheLancet of a study alerting to the ineffectiveness and risks of certain treatments of Covid-19 including hydroxychloroquine, I asked the HCSP to analyze it and offer me within 48 hours a review of the derogating prescription rules, "said the minister in a tweet.
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Following the publication in @TheLancet of a study alerting to the ineffectiveness and risks of certain treatments… https://t.co/tXrsomAhBe—olivierveran (@Olivier Véran)
Outside clinical trials, France has already restricted the use of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) in hospitals only and only for serious cases on the collegial decision of doctors. This molecule, derived from the antimalarial chloroquine, has known an unprecedented notoriety since the end of February since Pr Didier Raoult, of the University Hospital Institute (IHU) in Marseille, relayed a small, little detailed Chinese study, claiming that the chloroquine phosphate was showing signs of efficacy in patients with SARS-CoV2.
The effervescence around hydroxychloroquinebecame the apostle, to the point of take it daily as a preventive measure. In Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro is convinced of its effects, yet unproven, to the point that the Ministry of Health on Wednesday recommended its use for all patients with mild illness.
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Monday that it's "not a good idea" for President Trump to be taking hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for coronavirus. "I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists, especially in his age group and in his, shall we say, weight group, what is morbidly obese, they say," Pelosi said during an appearance on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360.""So, I think that it's not a good idea.
Increased risk of death
Two studies, one Chinese and one French, published last week, however found that the HCQ did not significantly reduce the risks of admission to intensive care or death in patients hospitalized with pneumonia due at Covid-19.
And another study, with data on a total of 96,000 patients,, concluded that neither chloroquine nor HCQ show efficacy against Covid-19 in hospitalized patients. According to this study, these molecules even increase the risk of death and cardiac arrhythmia. According to this large study published Friday in the prestigious scientific journal, neither chloroquine nor its derivative hydroxychloroquine prove effective against Covid-19 in hospitalized patients, and these molecules even increase the risk of death and cardiac arrhythmia .
France bans hydroxychloroquine ... but Prof. Raoult persists and signs! .
© Supplied by La Tribune Didier Raoult. In a decree published in the Official Journal, the Ministry of Health repealed the provisions which, since the end of March, made it possible to prescribe this drug against Covid-19 by way of derogation, only in the hospital and only for severely ill patients , after a collegial decision by the doctors. Studies had already pointed out its ineffectiveness.