Hydroxychloroquine: An old drug with new relevance

Eugen Alexander Shippey*, Vanya D. Wagler, Angelique N. Collamer

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Hydroxychloroquine is an immunomodulatory drug that has been used for 60 years to treat malaria and autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus and infl ammatory arthritis, and potential new uses and benefi ts continue to emerge. Toxicity concerns have been addressed with updated prescribing recommendations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)459-467
Number of pages9
JournalCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2018
Externally publishedYes


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