Hydroxychloroquine: Possible COVID Drug Can Be Toxic to Retinas

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Multiple trials arer going on hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for the treatment of COVID-19. HCQs are comparatively safer drug while used for rheumatoid arthritis and their potential toxicity is well known. But now clinicians have found reports regarding its different sort of complications. HCQ s related retinal toxicity is apparently a significant one and the risk factors for the development are a high dose relative to real weight and duration of use.