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Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Information

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is typically used for the treatment of Malaria. Other than this, Hydroxychloroquine Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet as well, which are listed below. Usually, these side effects of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Hydroxychloroquine Tablet has a Mild effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Hydroxychloroquine Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Hydroxychloroquine Tablet related warnings section.

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Porphyria are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Hydroxychloroquine Tablet, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Benefits & Uses

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Side Effects

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


  • Loss of appetite
  • Mood swings
  • Drowsiness

Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet safe for pregnant women?

    Pregnant women can consume [medicine]. Though Hydroxychloroquine has mild side effects when taken during pregnany

  • Is the use of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

    Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Hydroxychloroquine. Immediately discontinue Hydroxychloroquine if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

  • What is the effect of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet on the Kidneys?

    Hydroxychloroquine may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet on the Liver?

    You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Hydroxychloroquine. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

  • What is the effect of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet on the Heart?

    Hydroxychloroquine may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


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 -

Frequently asked Questions about Hydroxychloroquine Tablet

  • Is this Hydroxychloroquine Tablet habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Hydroxychloroquine Tablet has not been reported.

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

    Hydroxychloroquine Tablet does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

  • Is it safe?

    Hydroxychloroquine Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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


Hydroxychloroquine Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Hydroxychloroquine Tablet

    Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Hydroxychloroquine Tablet together with food.

  • Interaction between Alcohol and Hydroxychloroquine Tablet

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


Frequently asked Questions about Hydroxychloroquine Tablet

Question over 4 years ago

Can Hydroxychloroquine cause anemia?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Hydroxychloroquine may cause anemia as well as thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) but it occurs in a few cases only. It is a rare side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing tiredness or shortness of breath or bleeding then discuss it with your doctor without further delay.

Question about 5 years ago

How to take Hydroxychloroquine?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

Oral tablet of Hydroxychloroquine should be taken by mouth 1 - 2 times a day or as advised by your doctor. Ideally, Hydroxychloroquine has to be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. Precautions must be taken in patients with G6PD deficiency, diabetes mellitus, and improper liver or kidney function.

Question about 5 years ago

Is Hydroxychloroquine safe to use?

Dr. MBBS , Dermatology, General Physician, Dietician, Infectious Disease, Sexual Medicine & Marital Therapy, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, AIDS/HIV Sexually Transmitted Infections

Yes, Hydroxychloroquine is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects have been observed at a regular dose such as a headache, nausea, and vomiting. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above side effects.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can Hydroxychloroquine affect blood sugar levels?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, Hydroxychloroquine can affect blood sugar levels. It has been reported to decreased blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia). So, if you have diabetes keep a check on your blood sugar levels and in case if you feel lightheadedness, shaking or increased heartbeat after taking this drug then drink a glass of fruit juice, eat candies to restore your blood sugar levels and report to your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Hydroxychloroquine cause diarrhoea?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Yes, Hydroxychloroquine has been reported to cause diarrhoea and it is a common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after taking this drug, consult your doctor immediately without any further delay. 

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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


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