There has been much talk over the past week about a new drug called Hydroxychloroquine which according to anecdotal evidence shows promise to be able to help prevent patients with COVID-19 from requiring hospitalization.
Dr. Zelenko from kiryat yoel has been using a cocktail of drugs on his patients: hydroxychloroquine, in combination with azithromycin — an antibiotic to treat secondary infections — and zinc sulfate, which studies have suggested slows down virus replication in the body. He said he had been administering the cocktail to patients with shortness of breath of any age, and those over 60 years old or who are immunocompromised and exhibiting milder symptoms. He said he is not treating asymptomatic people under 60 who are healthy or low risk.
In regards to the results from Dr. Zelenko’s treatment, he said about a week ago in a video that he has seen about 650 patients. Of them around 100 of them fit the above criteria to receive his treatment plan. There were ZERO DEATHS. That is very surprising since the fatality rate for coronavirus with preexisting conditions is about 5%.
After reading the above you may be wondering, “So then why isn’t every single doctor prescribing this?”
The answer seems to be that Hydroxychloroquine has not yet been officially approved by medical establishment as a cure for coronavirus, and for some reason many doctors seem to be using this as a reason not to use this medicine.
One reason why the establishment has not came out approving Dr. Zelenko’s treatment is because hydroxychloroquine in combination with azithromycin has a slight risk of causing a heart attack. This explanation though is lacking in reason. Azithromycin is not being used to combat coronavirus. It is being used to cure secondary infections, like pneumonia. So it’s not an all or nothing, hydroxychloroquine will help for Coronavirus even if the physician does not prescribe Azithromycin. (Aside from that, none of Dr. Zelenko’s patients have had heart attacks)
Another reason why many doctors do not believe hydroxychloroquine works is because a few hospitals have tried using it to help dying patients and have reported that it did not help. This has a simple answer which many of the medical establishment are ignoring. This purposeful obliviousness is killing people. Dr. Zelenko’s treatment is not meant for dying patients. They are simply too far gone. The treatment is designed to prevent patients from ever reaching that state.
I’m begging every doctor out there from the bottom of my heart, please prescribe hydroxychloroquine for anyone experiencing shortness of breath! It can save lives! The risk factor is ZERO. Even if hydroxychloroquine does not help it will not harm. It has been in use treating malaria for decades.
Here are all the potential side effects according to Medline Plus
loss of appetite
skin rash or itching
mood or mental changes.
There is no reason not to try it! It can save lives! If in a month from now the FDA announces that it seems to be helping, I don’t know how any doctor who refused to prescribe hydroxychloroquine will not be guilty of negligent murder for all the thousands of COVID-19 victims who will die over the next month.
A CARING YID.
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