Rhq 200 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Rhq Tablet
Rhq 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus.
Rhq Tablet side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Feeling sick
  • Diarrhoea
  • Mood changes
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal pain
How to use Rhq 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. Rhq 200 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Rhq Tablet works
Rhq 200 mg Tablet is a Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatoid Drug (DMARD). It works by suppressing the overactivity of the immune system that causes inflammation (swelling) and pain in the joints. This slows the progression of the underlying disease.
Rhq Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rhq 200 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Rhq 200 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
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.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rhq 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rhq 200 mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Rhq 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rhq 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Rhq Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Rhq 200 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Rhq 200 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Rhq 200 mg Tablet for the treatment of autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It can take 8-12 weeks for Rhq 200 mg Tablet to work. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Do not take medicines that neutralise stomach acids (antacids) four hours before and after taking Rhq 200 mg Tablet as they can stop the medicine from being absorbed properly from your gut.
  • Have regular eye tests done while you are taking this medicine. Stop taking Rhq 200 mg Tablet and immediately inform your doctor if you notice any changes in your vision.
  • It can cause lowering of blood glucose level. Inform your doctor if you experience hypoglycemia symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxious feeling.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rhq with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Meflar, Mefly, Mefliam
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Helminthex, Zenticide
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imudrops, Neoral, Aurosporine
SERIOUS
Brand(s): C Met, Acitak, Cimetiget
MINOR
Brand(s): Fagene, Avifam, Pedin
MINOR
Brand(s): Axid
MINOR
Brand(s): Acigo, Ranis, Randor
MINOR
Brand(s): Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty
MINOR
Brand(s): Rotane, Zorpex, Roximol
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rhq

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My joint of my fingers and toes become stiff and painful in the morning while wake up and also feelung mild pain in my heart. I have been diagonised rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please refer to a RheumatologistApply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily and Tab Saaz 500mg twice daily and Tab HCQS-200 once daily
My mother has rheumatoid arthritis and she is prescribed with mext 7.5 f with proxym 300 shall she continue taking these tablets and can she take Etova 300mg instead of proxym 300
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Etova will be better Add tab Saaz 500mg twice daily
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FAQs

Q. Is Rhq safe?
Yes. Rhq is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Rhq an antibiotic?
Rhq 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 Rhq?
Most antihistamines do not have any known serious interaction when taken with Rhq. Antihistaminic drug cimetidine (histamine receptor - H2 blocker) may increase blood levels of Rhq. 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
Q. Does Rhq contain get you high?
No, Rhq does not produce any psychological feeling of extreme happiness or colloquially known as ‘feeling high'.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Jul 2018.
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