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Permitting over-the-counter use of hydroxychloroquine to protect against COVID-19 under emergency EO

• Petitions.WhiteHouse.Gov

Created by C.C. on July 20, 2020

PPE may be unavailable or inadequate, more importantly infringes on Constitutional protections.

In most states, physicians and pharmacies face unprecedented barriers to prescribing HCQ for prevention or early treatment of COVID-19.

Prevention and early treatment is key.

HCQ is safer than other OTC drugs, including aspirin, acetaminophen, diphenhydramine, and Plan B.

HCQ has been used for more than 65 years in hundreds of millions of patients, and has been available OTC in many places.

A number of studies and the experience of many physicians show that early HCQ, especially with zinc supplements, is highly effective.

The only way to assure that powerful bureaucracies or vested interests cannot prevent patients from exercising freedom to choose is to make the drug available OTC

As of Tuesday August 4th, 2020:

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Comment by chris gill
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I for one wonder of the wisdom of making it over the counter drug. I am more for making it lawful and making it so doctors can proscribe it for persons who test positive as well as those who were exposed to Covid by an individual who is active.