noun. anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Plaquenil) used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and malaria and lupus erythematosus.
- anti-inflammatory drug
Example sentences of the word hydroxychloroquine
1. Noun, singular or mass
In late March, an Arizona couple saw hydroxychloroquine on the ingredients list of an aquarium cleaner; the husband died and the wife was in critical care after they ingested the substance.
2. Verb, base form
Remember, though, that tonic water is not a substitute or alternative to hydroxychloroquine.