Watch CBSN Live

Pharmacists share warning about over-prescription of potential COVID-19 drugs

Pharmacists across the country are raising the alarm about the over-prescription of drugs that may help treat the coronavirus. Recent data show chloroquine orders spiked 3,000% in March, and hydroxychloroquine orders rose 260%. The FDA has not approved these drugs for treatment of the virus, but doctors are allowed to prescribe them. Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the effects of over-prescribing these drugs.
View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.