World Trump without side effects after two-week course of anti-malaria drug, White House doctor says

02:20  04 june  2020
02:20  04 june  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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 Trump is indignant that his golf outings are treated as © Nicholas Kamm US President Donald Trump leaves the White House with his wife Melania on May 25, 2020 US President Donald Trump s is outraged on Monday that his weekend golf outings were the subject of very critical articles, denouncing "hatred and dishonesty" in the media. The White House tenant, who had not played golf since March 8 due to coronavirus containment, visited his Trump National Golf Club in Virginia on Saturday and Sunday.

President Donald Trump finished a regimen of the anti - malaria drug hydroxychloroquine " without side effects ," a White House doctor said Wednesday. Trump , who revealed last month he was taking the drug to protect him from contracting the coronavirus, completed his two - week regimen "safely

I’m not a doctor ,” Mr. Trump said , after recommending the anti - malaria drug ’s use for coronavirus patients as well as medical personnel at high risk of While Dr . Anthony S. Fauci said the mitigation strategies around the country appeared to be having an effect , he pushed back against a suggestion

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump makes announcement about China at the White House in Washington © Reuters/Jonathan Ernst FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Trump makes announcement about China at the White House in Washington U.S. President Donald Trump had no side effects from a two-week course of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that can cause heart problems, after using it as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, his White House physician said on Wednesday.

The results of Trump's annual physical found that the 73-year-old president remains healthy but picked up a pound and now weighs 244 pounds (110.68 kg) compared to 243 pounds (110.22 kg)last year.

His weight puts him further into the obese range for adults of his height.

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 Coronavirus: France bans treatment of Covid-19 with hydroxychloroquine © iStockphoto It was hopeful in the fight against the coronavirus, but now there are doubts about hydroxychloroquine. Some experts even believe it could increase the death rate - which is why Covid-19 treatment with the malaria drug has been stopped. In France, people with Covid 19 may no longer be treated with the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine. The government released a corresponding decree on Wednesday, as the Ministry of Health announced.

The doctor also published an open letter on Google Docs to fellow medics outlining a treatment plan of recommended Zelenko acknowledged the drugs could have side effects . But within a matter of days after Trump expressed his support for the drugs last week , Cuomo announced Sunday that 70

Trump said he decided to take hydroxychloroquine after two White House staffers tested positive for the disease, but he already had spent months promoting the drug as a potential cure or preventive despite the cautionary advice of many of his administration’s top medical professionals.

Trump, who turns 74 on June 14, is regularly tested for the virus and has been negative each time, according to a summary of results by his physician, Sean Conley.

Trump last month began taking hydroxychloroquine, despite questions about its effectiveness, after two White House aides tested positive for the virus. He told reporters at the time he was taking it just in case it helped fend off the virus.

Conley said no changes were noticed in Trump's electrocardiogram test as a result of the drug.

"The president completed the regimen safely and without side effects," Conley said. "He continues to receive regular COVID-19 testing, and to date all results have been negative."

Trump's cholesterol was at 167, well in the normal range, as he benefits from taking a cholesterol drug.

(Additional reporting by Diane Bartz; Editing by Sandra Maler and Tom Brown)

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