Oklahoma Center for Poison and Drug Information warns of unapproved COVID-19 treatments
March 29, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Center for Poison and Drug Information is warning Oklahoma residents not to use medications or household products to prevent or treat COVID-19 without first consulting their healthcare provider.
Most patients who become infected with COVID-19 require only treatment of symptoms and self-isolation to care for themselves and prevent infecting others. The use of medicines such as chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine without a prescription and monitoring by the prescriber is risky. These medicines and others are currently being studied for treatment of COVID-19, but...