Hydroquin 200 mg
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About the drug:
Hydroxychloroquine is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Hydroquin tablets. Hydroxychloroquine belongs to a group of medicines called anti-malarial drug, used to treat or prevent malaria.
Uses of the drug:
Hydroxychloroquine is used in the suppression and treatment of acute attacks that is a severe and sudden onset of malaria. It is also used for the treatment of certain autoimmune diseases.
Working of the drug:
Hydroxychloroquine is in a group of drugs called anti- malarial drug. It works via multiple mechanisms that include interfering with enzyme activities, inhibition of messenger chemicals (prostaglandins, interleukin-1, and neutrophil superoxide), inhibition of cellular activity (inhibition of polymorphonuclear cell chemotaxis and phagocytosis) that cause inflammation.
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Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Hydroquin – 200 mg tablet
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Hydroxychloroquineor any other ingredient of the medicine
- Have a history of vision changes or damage to your retina caused by an anti-malaria medication
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are a breastfeeding woman
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have any liver problems
- Have any kidney problem
- Have had strokes or heart attacks
- Have any bleeding problem or blood disorder.
- Have a habit of consuming alcohol
- Have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency
- Ever had an allergic reaction to any medicine
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two tablets at one time to double the dose.
How to take the drug?
The drug is to be taken daily with food or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Take this drug exactly as your doctor prescribed to you. Do not break or chew the tablet.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you complete the prescription. Do not stop taking the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor immediately, or get emergency medical attention.
If you miss a dose of Hydroxychloroquine, then take it as soon as you remember.Never take the missed dose if the next dose time is near. Taking multiple doses almost at the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be poisonous and dangerous.
Side effects of the drug:
Vomiting, dizziness, headache, constipation, nausea, diarrhea, low blood pressure, and rash are the common side effects of Hydroxychloroquine. If any of these effects continuing for a long time or the condition become uncontrolled, contact your doctor immediately.
Hydroxychloroquine may rarely cause serious side effects such as shortness of breath, very rapid and irregular heartbeat, jaundice, pain in the stomach, back or joints, lightheadedness, numbness or muscle weakness, seizure, and blurred vision.
Common drug interactions:
You must let your doctor know about your medical history in advance and always take the list of all medications with you, which you may be using, especially these ones: acetamenophen, birth control pills, losartan, ritonavir, indinavir, methotrexate, lipitor, ibuprofen, gold injection, and sulfa drugs. However, this is not a complete information as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interactions. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with the doctor
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms as you are having
- In case you do not feel better and cured after completing the medication, then consult your doctor immediately
- Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it