Source: WKBN News

CANFIELD, Ohio (WKBN) – State Representative Al Cutrona of Canfield is sponsoring a bill to stop a state ban on the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19.  

This bill would prohibit the Ohio Pharmaceutical Board from preventing the prescription or use of approved medications prescribed by a licensed physician.Ohio Board of Pharmacy backs down on ban of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment 

“It’s essential to protect the jobs of our physicians, and what they determine must be prescribed to treat their patients’ illnesses.”

State Representative Al Cutrona

While the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy rescinded its decision on the ban after a request by Gov. Mike DeWine to reexamine the policy, Cutrona says it’s still an issue that needs to be addressed moving forward.

Hydroxychloroquine is an arthritis drug that is also used to prevent malaria. However, some doctors have prescribed the drug to prevent worsening symptoms of COVID-19.

Related: Ohio pharmacy board reverses ban on hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatment after DeWine’s request

France 24: Hydroxychloroquine effective in treating COVID-19, according to study of 2,500

Abilene man who was hospitalized with COVID-19 claims hydroxychloroquine saved his life

Yale’s Dean of Public Health defends right to argue hydroxychloroquine could save lives

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