The Ghana Health-related Association (GMA) is cautioning Ghanaians from the use and abuse of medications these kinds of as Chloroquine, Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin in the therapy of Covid-19.
According to GMA, these prescription drugs can have an effect on the operate of the coronary heart by producing abnormal heartbeat, producing lethal to people with Covid-19.
In a statement signed by the President of the Affiliation Dr Frank Ankobea explained it is “therefore of utmost worth that folks only choose these remedies on prescription and beneath health care supervision.”
The caution follows a comparable one by the Affiliation final thirty day period.
Speaking on ‘The Lockdown’ demonstrate on JoyNews in April, the Basic Secretary of the Ghana Clinical Association, Dr. Justice Yankson experienced discarded the use of herbal drugs and concoctions to treat coronavirus.
In accordance to Dr. Yankson, the natural medicine can only be applied if it is qualified and have to go by thanks method to be authorized if not accredited, usually, it can pose a threat to human overall health.
But in its most recent warning, the Affiliation explained the stated medications can not be made use of as prophylaxis or remedy with no health-related supervision.