Hydroquin 200mg

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Hydroquin 200mg Tablet is an antimalarial medicine which is used in the treatment and suppression of malaria. It is also used in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

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Generic Hydroxychloroquine
Manufacturer Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Pharmaceutical Tablet/s
Strength 200 mg

Description

Hydroquin 200mg

Buy Hydroquin 200mg

Hydroquin 200mg Tablet is an antimalarial medicine which is used in the treatment and suppression of malaria. It is also used in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. It is not recommended for use in patients with eye diseases. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels and muscle function is necessary while receiving the medicine.

Hydroquin 200mg Details

Composition = Hydroxychloroquine

Dosage = 200mg

Indication = rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus

Manufacturer = Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd.

What Is Hydroquin 200mg?

Hydroquin 200mg Tablet is used for Rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus arthritis, autoimmune diseases and other conditions. Hydroquin Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Hydroquin 200mg Tablet contains Hydroxychloroquine Sulphate Usp as an active ingredient.

Hydroquin 200mg Tablet works by preventing malaria infections as well as skin problems in lupus.

How Does Hydroquin 200mg Work?

Hydroquin 200mg Tablet is a Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatoid Drug (DMARD). It works by suppressing the overactivity of the immune system that causes inflammation (swelling) and pain in the joints. This slows the progression of the underlying disease.

What Is Route Of Administration?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Hydroquin 200mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

Dosage Of Hydroquin 200mg     

Hydroquin 400mg Tablet

Side Effects Of Hydroquin 200mg

Major

Eye problems such as changes in the colour of your eye

Stomach pain

Feeling sick

Skin rashes, itching

Diarrhea

Loss of appetite (anorexia)

Headache

Changes in mood with uncontrollable laughing or crying

Minor

An allergic reaction marked by red or lumpy rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of the eyelids, lips, face, throat or tongue

Blistering or peeling of the skin around the lips, eyes, mouth, nose and genitals, flu-like symptoms and fever (Stevens – Johnson syndrome)

Muscle weakness, cramps, stiffness or spasms or changes in sensation such as tingling

Changes in the color of your skin or the inside of your nose or mouth

Hair loss or loss of hair color

Feeling nervous

Ringing in the ear (tinnitus)

Balance problems (vertigo) or feeling dizzy

Liver problems shown by blood tests

Drug To Drug Interaction

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines. Especially tell your doctor if you take the following medicines such as

Some antibiotics used for infections (such as gentamicin, neomycin or tobramycin, Moxifloxacin)

Cimetidine – used for stomach ulcers

Neostigmine and pyridostigmine – used for muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis)

Halofantrine, mefloquine – used for malaria

Amiodarone, Digoxin – used for heart problems

Medicines used for epilepsy

Medicines for diabetes such as insulin or metformin

Antacids – used for heartburn or indigestion

Rabies vaccine

Ciclosporin – used after an organ transplantation to help prevent rejection

Praziquantel – used to treat worm infections

Agalsidase – used to treat a rare condition called Fabry’s disease

While Tacking Hydroquin 200mg

Do

You have been prescribed Hydroquin 200mg Tablet for the treatment of autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus.

Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.

It can take 8-12 weeks for Hydroquin 200mg Tablet to work. Keep taking it as prescribed.

Do not take medicines that neutralise stomach acids (antacids) four hours before and after taking Hydroquin 200mg Tablet as they can stop the medicine from being absorbed properly from your gut.

Have regular eye tests done while taking this medicine. Stop taking it and inform your doctor immediately if you notice any changes in your vision.

It can cause lowering of blood glucose level. Inform your doctor if you experience hypoglycemia symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxious feeling.

Don’t

Pregnancy = Hydroquin 200mg is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless potential benefits outweigh the risks. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding = Hydroquin 200mg is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only if necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Effect on heart = Hydroquin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increase in the risk of irregular heartbeats. Close monitoring of heart function is necessary while receiving this medicine. The treatment should be discontinued if any changes in the heart function appear.

Musculoskeletal effects = Hydroquin 200mg Tablet may cause muscle weakness if used for a long duration of time. Close monitoring of skeletal muscle function and tendon reflexes is necessary while receiving this medicine. The treatment should be discontinued if symptoms of muscle weakness appear.

Effect on kidney = Hydroquin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. The dose should be adjusted based on the creatinine clearance.

Effect on liver = Hydroquin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases and alcoholic patients. Inform the doctor about any history of liver disease before taking this medicine. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine.

Uses Of Hydroquin 200mg

Hydroquin 200mg is used to prevent or treat malaria infections caused by mosquito bites. It does not work against certain types of malaria (chloroquine-resistant). The United States Center for Disease Control provides updated guidelines and travel recommendations for the prevention and treatment of malaria in different parts of the world. Discuss the most recent information with your doctor before traveling to areas where malaria occurs.

Storage Of Hydroquin 200mg

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.Store at room temperature 15°C to 25°C.Do not use Hydroquin 200mg after the expiry date.

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