hydroxychloroquine

(hy-DROK-see-KLOR-oh-kwin)

A substance that decreases immune responses in the body. It is used to treat some autoimmune diseases, and is being studied as a treatment for graft-versus-host disease. Hydroxychloroquine belongs to the family of drugs called antiprotozoals.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "hydroxychloroquine"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "hidroxiclorocina"

Sustancia que disminuye las respuestas inmunitarias del cuerpo. Se usa para tratar algunas enfermedades inmunitarias; está en estudio para el tratamiento de la enfermedad de injerto contra huésped. La hidroxicloroquina es un tipo de antiprotozoario.