Definition of "hydroxychloroquine" [hydroxychloroquine]
An antimalarial drug used to reduce inflammation in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.(noun)
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"The antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which is widely prescribed for SLE, can also produce a modest reduction in cholesterol but is not used to treat high cholesterol."
"Rebecca Moss, MD, medical oncologist at CINJ and assistant professor of medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is the lead researcher on the study, which will look at adding a drug known as hydroxychloroquine -- commonly used to treat malaria and certain types of arthritis -- to this standard treatment."
"PhD, assistant professor of medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, indicates that drugs such as hydroxychloroquine may prevent cancer cells from becoming resistant to chemotherapy or drugs that prevent the growth of cancer blood vessels."