The supply of malaria drugs in the US grew by 46 times over coronavirus

the Supply of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine American pharmacy increased 46 times since the US President Donald trump has endorsed its use in the treatment of coronavirus. It is reported by The New York Times.

these publications are based on analysis of fluctuations of the supply of the drug in pharmacies of the country. The next day after the Declaration of the trump, they have increased 46 times compared to the norm on a weekday. The publication stresses that the effectiveness of drugs against the coronavirus has not been proven.

it is Noted that the volume of supplies depends on the number of discharged medicine recipes. By estimates of the edition, during the sudden demand for the cure for malaria was issued almost 32 thousands of recipes from doctors such as rheumatologists, cardiologists, dermatologists, psychiatrists, and even podiatrists.

In early April, American doctors responded to the proposal of the President of the United States Donald trump treated the patients with hydroxychloroquine, a statement that the efficacy of a drug is not proven. Also the Management on sanitary inspection behind quality of foodstuff and medicines (FDA) noticed that the drug has too many side effects. In the usual practice, the hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus, arthritis, diseases of the skin.