Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a chemical class known as the aminoquinolones.
In more general terms, one will often hear hydroxychloroquine referred to as one of a group of drugs known as:
1. anti-inflammatory medications
2. disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)
3. steroid sparing drugs
4. anti-malarial medications
Jeff Donovan MD PhD FRCPC FAAD
US & Canadian board-certified Dermatologist
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