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FDA Gives 'Emergency Authorization of Hydroxychloroquine Use'.........
breitbart ^ | 3/29/2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK

Posted on 03/30/2020 8:24:22 AM PDT by caww

The Food And Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency authorization Sunday for hydroxychloroquine, a drug already used to treat malaria and other ailments, which has shown anecdotal efficacy against coronavirus.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a statement on Sunday:

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to BARDA to allow hydroxychloroquine sulfate and chloroquine phosphate products donated to the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) to be distributed and prescribed by doctors to hospitalized teen and adult patients with COVID-19, as appropriate, when a clinical trial is not available or feasible.

HHS also noted that it had “accepted 30 million doses of hydroxychloroquine sulfate donated by Sandoz, the Novartis generics and biosimilars division, and one million doses of chloroquine phosphate donated by Bayer Pharmaceuticals, for possible use in treating patients hospitalized with COVID-19 or for use in clinical trials.”

Amid concerns that the sudden interest in hydroxychloroquine could cause shortages, HHS noted: “Use of the donated medications is expected to help ease supply pressures for the drug, and the FDA is also working with manufacturers of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to increase production to ensure these drugs also remain available for patients dependent on them for treatment of malaria, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.”

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1 posted on 03/30/2020 8:24:22 AM PDT by caww
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To: caww

... and chloroquine phosphate products...

Otherwise known as fishtank cleaner.

Although there is a controlled dosage tablet of it from Bayer sold under the trade name Resochin.


2 posted on 03/30/2020 8:34:11 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: caww

Gov. Whitman is sad.


3 posted on 03/30/2020 8:34:12 AM PDT by HonorInPa
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To: HonorInPa

Half-Whitman


4 posted on 03/30/2020 8:46:38 AM PDT by 230FMJ (...from my cold,them to be. dead, fingers.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Soon to be known as the orange pill.


5 posted on 03/30/2020 8:48:50 AM PDT by magua (It's not racism, it's just that thisBecause itÂ’s being reported that a lot of this started in 2015.)
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To: magua
Soon to be known as the orange pill.

Thanks! I needed the smile today.


6 posted on 03/30/2020 8:49:51 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer)
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To: caww

About damned time.


7 posted on 03/30/2020 8:52:03 AM PDT by flamberge (The wheels keep turning)
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To: caww

Mr. Fauci...What would you like with your crow? And after belittling the President and his team...you should be fired. But I kinda like it this way....you made a fool of yourself with your anecdotal statement. Do you think all these doctors are stupid, too....and ignorant like the President....who gave us hope?


8 posted on 03/30/2020 8:53:29 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Sacajaweau

Guys like Fauci live in a bubble. Their lives are research, data, mathematical models. They rarely see the big picture that you must see if you’re in Trump’s position.


9 posted on 03/30/2020 8:57:19 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer)
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To: caww

The very first approval by the FDA of a treatment for corona virus ...

I would think this would be big news.

And yet it is not mentioned on the front pages of the WSJ, NYT, or WashPost websites this morning.

Gee I wonder why?


10 posted on 03/30/2020 9:10:06 AM PDT by AC86UT89
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To: caww

THE FDA IS ONLY 3 WEEKS TOO LATE AND 2500 DEATHBED EVENTS.


11 posted on 03/30/2020 9:17:12 AM PDT by chopperk
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To: Buckeye McFrog

In other words, they’re bureaucrats. This “controlled study” crap is nonsense, particularly in a case like this. If it MAY work, why not try it damnit! It’s been used for about 80 years with no significant side effects. Furthermore, going through their years-long controlled, double-blind studies has put some pretty horrendous pharmaceuticals on the market that had to be yanked after they killed people. In this case, if it does save some people - which it obviously has and will - isn’t it worth it? What happened to the lefty mantra, “If it only saves one person...”?


12 posted on 03/30/2020 9:49:33 AM PDT by ManHunter (You can run, but you'll only die tired... Army snipers: Reach out and touch someone)
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To: ManHunter

Complete crap. You can’t do a double-blind study in a pandemic for ethical reasons (who’s going to be in the control group?). You use empirical evidence and case data and you do the best job you can to find out WHY the method of action is efficacious.


13 posted on 03/30/2020 9:51:53 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: RinaseaofDs

Agreed, yet Fauci continues to assert that any data concerning hydroxychloroquine/azithromycin is meaningless because it hasn’t gone through proper testing, “which would take years.”


14 posted on 03/30/2020 10:00:56 AM PDT by ManHunter (You can run, but you'll only die tired... Army snipers: Reach out and touch someone)
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To: ManHunter

I know. He’s starting to give off an odor.


15 posted on 03/30/2020 10:13:14 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: caww

guess we will find out now whether it works or not. My gut feeling is yes. Dr/s generally don’t get 100% success with anything but the French Dr. reported just that. This was almost 3 weeks ago. No excuse for us not having massive anecdotal evidence by this point. Either it works or it doesn’t . To hades with double blind studies. Scientists can do that on their time. If this works GET IT OUT HERE.


16 posted on 03/30/2020 10:21:22 AM PDT by ping jockey (The only difference between the Federal government and organized crime is one's legal and one ain't)
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To: ManHunter

Yup. It’s clear he made that argument to Trump, Trump concluded we just don’t have that kind of time and he forced it through.


17 posted on 03/30/2020 10:35:38 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog (Patrick Henry would have been an anti-vaxxer)
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