Hqtor 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Rheumatoid arthritis, Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Type 2 diabetes
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₹8.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Hqtor Tablet

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Uses of Hqtor Tablet

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

Common

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

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How to use Hqtor 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. It is better to take Hqtor 200mg Tablet with food.

How Hqtor Tablet works

Hqtor 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 Hqtor Tablet

Expert advice for Hqtor 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.
  • Your doctor may ask about any eye problems if you may have and check your vision before starting medication; thereafter your vision should be checked once a year. Inform your doctor if you notice any changes in your vision during treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any eye problem, Glucose-6 phosphatase (G6PD) deficiency, porphyria or psoriasis.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Hqtor 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hqtor 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Hqtor 200mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human s
tudies 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may get eye problems while taking this medicine. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Hqtor 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hqtor 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.
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Liver
CAUTION
Hqtor 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hqtor 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Psorid 50mg Soft Gelatin Capsule, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Aciloc 25mg Injection, Rantac 50mg Injection

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 for Hqtor 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Hydroxychloroquine (HCQS)

Yes. Hqtor is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Hqtor 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 Hqtor?
Most antihistamines do not have any known serious interaction when taken with Hqtor. Antihistaminic drug cimetidine (histamine receptor - H2 blocker) may increase blood levels of Hqtor. 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, Hqtor does not produce any psychological feeling of extreme happiness or colloquially known as ‘feeling high'.
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