Document Type : Research Article
The virus that causes COVID-19 diseases is Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has generated pandemic which requires preventive measures, vaccines and pharmacological interventions. Some studies showed effectiveness of Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine for the treatment and prophylaxis.HCQ acts mainly by modulating cellular metabolism of coronaviruses. Due to cost-effectiveness and availability ICMR also recommended its use for prophylaxis and found effective. So, this study was carried out to document perceived effectiveness and adverse effects of HCQ as prophylaxis.