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Long term hydroxychloroquine use raises cardiovascular mortality in RA patients: review

The largest ever review of cardiovascular safety of hydroxychloroquine in patients with arthritic disorders has flagged a potential raised risk of cardiovascular death with long term use in patients with RA. The disease-modifying drug has been routinely used for many years in the treatment of RA and SLE, and rheumatologists are familiar with risks highlighted ...

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