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Hydroxychloroquine

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Hydroxychloroquine

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Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Information

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Benefits & Uses

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet is used to treat the following -

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet

Hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Hydroxychloroquine Tablet is used -

  1. Headache दुर्लभ
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Loss of appetite
  4. Abdominal Pain दुर्लभ
  5. Mood swings
  6. Feeling Sick
  7. Weight Change
  8. Hair Loss दुर्लभ
  9. Skin Rash दुर्लभ
  10. Drowsiness

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Related Warnings

Is the use of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get mild side effects from Hydroxychloroquine.

Mild

Is the use of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Hydroxychloroquine may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Hydroxychloroquine, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Hydroxychloroquine.

Moderate

What is the effect of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet on the Kidneys?

Hydroxychloroquine rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet on the Liver?

Hydroxychloroquine may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet on the Heart?

Side effects of Hydroxychloroquine rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet with Other Drugs

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Hydroxychloroquine Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Drug Allergy
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Anemia
  4. Porphyria
  5. Heart Disease
  6. Psoriasis

Frequently asked Questions about Hydroxychloroquine Tablet

Is this Hydroxychloroquine Tablet habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Hydroxychloroquine is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Hydroxychloroquine will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Hydroxychloroquine only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Hydroxychloroquine in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Hydroxychloroquine Tablet

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Hydroxychloroquine, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Hydroxychloroquine Tablet

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Hydroxychloroquine.

Unknown

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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 661-662
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 211
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Plaquenil® (hydroxychloroquine sulfate)