Does dose of hydrochloroquine vary or same as for adults wit
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Dr. Revathy Saravanan
Does dose of hydrochloroquine vary or same as for adults with cobid19. Dose for newborn and children with positive cobid19
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Hey Dr. Saravanan! Thank you for posting your query. Acc. to ICMR, HCQ dose for asymptomatic patients: 400 mg twice a day on Day 1, followed by 400 mg once weekly for next 7 weeks; to be taken with meals. Also, ICMR does not recomment HCQ for prophylaxis in children under 15 years of age. For more details please refer: https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/AdvisoryontheuseofHydroxychloroquinasprophylaxisforSARSCoV2infection.pdf... Read more
Apr 30, 2020Like