Ohio bans hydroxychloroquine Coronavirus treatments across state.

Hydroxychloroquine will be prohibited as a treatment for COVID-19 in Ohio starting this Thursday, according to new regulations issued by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy.

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Pharmacies and clinics will be banned from dispensing or selling the drug, which has been promoted by President Donald Trump as a potential treatment for the disease.

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In a press conference this week, Trump said he took the drug in pill form for 14 days, and didn’t experience side effects.

However, a growing body of research conducted by the FDA and other major medical institutions points to heart rhythm risks.

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The drug can still be used in clinical COVID-19 trials.

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