States work to limit prescriptions of potential coronavirus drugs - (MSN via NewsPoints Desk)

  • At least four US state pharmacy boards have taken steps to limit prescriptions of potential coronavirus treatments touted by President Donald Trump that are in short supply as demand has risen, as reported MSN on Sunday.

  • According to documents filed by state pharmacy boards in Texas, Ohio, Idaho and Nevada, these boards have recently moved to restrict who can be prescribed the malaria treatments chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, and how much of the drugs can be prescribed.

  • Meanwhile, Texas has limited prescriptions of the antibiotic azithromycin and the anti-malarial drug mefloquine.

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