Is Hydroxychloroquine Safe During Pregnancy? Observations from Penn Medicine [article]

Lena Davidson, Silvia Canelon, Mary Regina Boland
2020 medRxiv   pre-print
A novel strain of coronavirus appeared in December 2019. Over the next few months, this novel coronavirus spread throughout the world, being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020. As of this writing (March 28, 2020) over one hundred thousand individuals in the United States of America were confirmed cases. One way of treating the associated disease, COVID-19, is to reuse existing FDA-approved medications. One medication that has shown promise is
more » ... is hydroxychloroquine (HCQ). However, the utility and safety of HCQ among pregnant COVID-19 patients remains a concern.
doi:10.1101/2020.04.29.20085621 fatcat:apsh3qozwbdzvbptiwzxmtfvra