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Zy-Q 200 Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Zy-Q Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Feeling sick
  • Diarrhea
  • Mood changes
  • Loss of appetite
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Zy-Q 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. Zy-Q 200 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Zy-Q Tablet works

Zy-Q 200 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.

Zy-Q Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zy-Q 200 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Zy-Q 200 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
Zy-Q 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zy-Q 200 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
Zy-Q 200 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zy-Q 200 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Zy-Q Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Zy-Q 200 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Zy-Q 200 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 Zy-Q 200 Tablet to work. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Do not take medicines that neutralise stomach acids (antacids) four hours before and after taking Zy-Q 200 Tablet as they can stop the medicine from being absorbed properly from your gut.
  • Have regular eye tests done while taking this medicine. Stop taking it and inform your doctor immediately 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 Zy-Q with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Helminthex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Femo, Fagene, Avifam
MINOR
Brand(s): Lafter, Lafudac, Lafty
MINOR
Brand(s): Acigo, Rin, Ranis
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zy-Q

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My wife sufring from rhemutoid arthritis from 11year in hand stiffness & pain and knee and lbow painShe taking tab. Metrotaxet and zy q . If you know Any permanent treatment pl. Suggest me. Thank you
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
what are her vitamin d and b12 levels
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
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Zy-Q to start working?

Zy-Q takes time to show its effects. It may take weeks to months before you see an improvement in your symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

Q. Does Zy-Q have any effect on vision?

Yes, though uncommon, Zy-Q can affect vision especially if taken at prescribed doses. The symptoms include reading or seeing difficulties (words, letters, or parts of objects missing), sensitivity to light, blurred distance vision, and seeing light flashes or streaks. If you notice any of these symptoms contact your doctor immediately since most of the changes can come to normal on discontinuing Zy-Q.

Q. Do I need to get any tests done during Zy-Q treatment?

An eye test is required before your treatment with Zy-Q starts and should be repeated at least every 12 months. Also, you should regularly check your blood counts. Your doctor will discontinue Zy-Q if any abnormality is detected.

Q. Is Zy-Q an opioid, a painkiller, a steroid, or an anti-inflammatory medicine? How does it work?

Zy-Q is an antimalarial medicine with anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties. It is neither a steroid nor an opioid nor a painkiller. In malaria, Zy-Q destroys the harmful parasite which causes the illness. Whereas in rheumatoid arthritis, it reduces inflammation of the joints and provides relief.

Q. Do I need to be careful with Zy-Q if I am a diabetic?

Yes, you need to be careful while using Zy-Q if you have diabetes. Zy-Q can lower your blood glucose levels to dangerous levels so much so that you can even lose consciousness. Keep a regular check on your blood glucose levels and if it starts to fall, contact your doctor immediately.

Q. I am on antacids since a long time, which is necessary for me. Can I still take Zy-Q?

Yes, you can take Zy-Q, provided you keep a gap of at least 4 hours between Zy-Q and antacid. If this gap is not maintained, then antacid will interfere with working of Zy-Q. As a result, you will not experience any benefit of Zy-Q.

Q. Can I take ibuprofen while taking Zy-Q?

Yes, you can take ibuprofen and Zy-Q together. They do not interfere with working of each other.

Q. What can I expect if I stop taking Zy-Q?

If you stop taking Zy-Q without consulting your doctor, your illness may get worse. Therefore, do not stop taking Zy-Q without consulting your doctor, even if you start feeling better.

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