Cartiquin 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Rheumatoid arthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Type 2 diabetes
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Cartiquin Tablet


Uses of Cartiquin Tablet

Cartiquin 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and type 2 diabetes.

Side effects of Cartiquin Tablet


Headache, Feeling sick, Diarrhoea, Mood changes, Loss of appetite, Abdominal pain.


How to use Cartiquin Tablet

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. Cartiquin 200mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cartiquin Tablet works

Cartiquin 200mg Tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, swelling and redness associated with certain autoimmune diseases. It suppresses the underlying disease process, rather than simply treating the disease.

In Depth Information on Cartiquin Tablet

Expert advice for Cartiquin Tablet

  • You may have to wait for 3-6 months to get the full effect.
  • You may develop nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea during initiation of the treatment. This can be managed by taking doses with food.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience vision changes or a new skin rash.
  • Talk to your doctor before taking Cartiquin if you are pregnant,nursing or planning to become pregnant.
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Cartiquin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cartiquin Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cartiquin 200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Cartiquin 200mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may get eye problems while taking this medicine. This may affect your ability to drive.
Cartiquin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cartiquin 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

This medicine can affect your eyes. Regular eye check up is recommended while you are taking this medicine.
Cartiquin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cartiquin 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyclophil 100mg Capsule, Stridimmune 100mg Capsule, Stridimmune 50mg Capsule, Stridimmune 25mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQS), take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cartiquin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Hydroxychloroquine (HCQS)

Yes. Cartiquin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Cartiquin is an antimalarial which is active against malaria causing protozoa (parasite) Plasmodium vivax, P. malariae, P. ovale, and susceptible strains of P. falciparum
Q. Can I take antihistamines with Cartiquin?
Most antihistamines do not have any known serious interaction when taken with Cartiquin. Antihistaminic drug cimetidine (histamine receptor - H2 blocker) may increase blood levels of Cartiquin. Please inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects
No, Cartiquin does not produce any psychological feeling of extreme happiness or colloquially known as ‘feeling high'.

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