quinolinemedicine used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito.
Hydroxychloroquine is an antimalarial drug. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.
Hydroxychloroquine sulfate works by reducing inflammation in people with autoimmune diseases (this is where the body immune system attacks itself by mistake).
It can be used for: