HCQ cocktail

Dr. George Fareed sent a letter to President Donald Trump last week regarding his opinion and experience with the HCQ cocktail in treating COVID-19 patients. He worked with several other physicians and has since added new signatures to his letter to the state and federal government. 

Here is their letter:

We are physicians in Imperial County, California, that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. We take care of patients on both an outpatient and inpatient basis, as well as nursing home patients, the most vulnerable among us. 

We are writing this letter so that you better understand the outpatient-based approach that we and other physicians are taking in regard to COVID-19. 

In our attempts to keep people alive, we have had an opportunity to use many different types of treatments — remdesivir, dexamethasone, convalescent plasma replacement, etc. Yet, by far the best tool beyond supportive care with oxygen has been the combination of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), with either azithromycin or doxycycline, and zinc. This “HCQ cocktail” (that costs less than $100) has enabled us to prevent patients from being admitted to the hospital, as well as help those patients that are hospitalized. The key is giving the HCQ cocktail early, within the first five to seven days of the disease. 

We, the undersigned, urge your rapid employment of the plan presented in this letter.

George Fareed, M.D. 

Brian Tyson, M.D.

Julio Martinez, M.D.

Vijay Mahandrakar, M.D.

Clara Padron-Spence, M.D.

Jorge Robles, M.D.

Lorenzo Suarez, M.D.

Kestutis Kuraitis, M.D.

Athar Ansari, M.D.


(5) comments

Desert Fox

A welcome addition to the support literature. This connects with the earlier findings of Dr. Vladimir Zelenko of New York, and Dr. Daniel Wallace of Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, who has prescribed hydroxychloroquine for 42 years without a problem (i.e., no patients hospitalized because of a side effect or reaction). Wallace has authored over 400 peer-reviewed papers, and has written the principal textbook on lupus. Others have used it for over 15 years. The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons have provided documentation supporting the efficacy of the treatment. At the time they wrote the Governor of Arizona on behalf the treatment, it was effective in 90% of cases, and in those that did not survive, comorbidities were the critical determining factors. These doctors always recommend it in the "package"/HCQ-cocktail combination with Z-Pac and Zinc, where it becomes an effective protease inhibitor which stops viral replication. I'm so glad these doctors took the same course. Sadly, if this hadn't been politicized simply over the President's remarks, think of the thousands of other lives which would have been saved.

midnight writer

I understand this sounds promising, but I find it hard to believe that this discovery has not been discovered earlier when we have the worlds leading doctors on this. I would think that other countries, without our mess, would have found this info to be true. It makes me hesitant to buy in completely.


9-NINE-9..... Doctors. Nine Doctors supporting the use of The Cocktail to treat COVD patients. The same cocktail the rest of the WORLD is using. The county can sign on to this immediately. Let's go Imperial Valley!!!!!

Unfortunately, between the shear hatred of 45, who supports this treatment, and the fact there is no $$$$$$ in Z-packs and HCQ, I don't think this will materialize. After all, how much grant money have we handed out in the name of "potential vaccine development"???


I drove two hours to see Dr Fareed as I was NOT familiar with any other doctors that were familiar with the drug combination that is usually called the Zelnko Protocol.. I have followed Dr. Zelenko's work for a while, and I was fortunate to find Dr. Fareed

I wrote a WHITE HOUSE PETITION that requests the CDC and others be directed to publish the results that these courageous doctors are having in saving lives. The information would also contain doses used. I also think we need to have a national list of doctors who are familiar with the drug cocktail so that locals and travelers alike can easily find a knowledgeable doctor.



I started showing symptoms last week of COVID-19. I read a letter to the President that was online so I knew that the Dr I was seeing was familiar with a Dr's treatment in NY that was highly successful. By the time I had my appointment, I had lost my sense of smell and taste. Adding that to the other symptoms of a cold, I was getting concerned.

I finished the five days of treatment yesterday. On Friday, the two of us that drove two hours one way for the treatment, both recovered our senses of taste and smell. The congestion in my chest that was increasing rapidly before the treatment began to get better the next day after beginning HCQ and Zn.

I began treatment early with my symptoms (probably the 3rd day of symptoms) and I am very glad both of us did. Based on Dr. Zelenko's work and results, thousands have been treated for COVID-19 and it is beginning to look like the ZELENKO PROTOCOL as it is being called is a very effective treatment! https://youtu.be/LTNMnbBRuCo

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