Should Clinicians Use Chloroquine or Hydroxychloroquine Alone or in Combination With Azithromycin for the Prophylaxis or Treatment of COVID-19? Living Practice Points From the American College of Physicians (Version 1)

Annals of Internal Medicine
21 July 2020 Volume 173, Issue 2
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Should Clinicians Use Chloroquine or Hydroxychloroquine Alone or in Combination With Azithromycin for the Prophylaxis or Treatment of COVID-19? Living Practice Points From the American College of Physicians (Version 1)
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Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA, Jennifer Yost, RN, PhD, Itziar Etxeandia-Ikobaltzeta, PharmD, PhD, … et al.
Clinicians must have access to the best available evidence to inform point-of-care decisions about the use of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, with or without azithromycin, in patients with COVID-19. This article provides advice from the American College of Physicians for clinicians and will be updated as new evidence becomes available.