HCQ 200 (Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate) is a 4 aminoquinoline mainly used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, systemic and discoid lupus erythematosus.
Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate is considered a disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) because it not only can decrease the pain and swelling of arthritis but may also prevent joint damage & reduce the risk of long-term disability.
It is manufactured by: Getz pharma ( PVT).
30 film coated tablets of HCQ 200 in 3 strips & leaf insert.
Available for oral use.
Each film-coated tablet Contains:
Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate USP 200mg.
The dose of this medicine depends on the severity of the disease and the patient’s response to treatment.
A suitable dose is 400mg to 600mg (2 or 3 tablets) daily, preferably taken at mealtimes.
As directed by the physician or see package insert for full prescribing information.
It should not be used in pregnancy & nursing mothers.
To be sold on prescription of registered medical practitioner only.
Please read the contents carefully before use.
Given to G-6-PD Patients with caution.
Not use for children.
The side effects of this medicine include gastrointestinal disturbance, headache, and skin reactions in rare cases, or long-term use visual changes may occur.
Its side effects occur rarely include blood disorders, mental changes, and myopathy.
Patients with known hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline compounds.
Patients with pre-existing maculopathy of the eye.
Long-term therapy in children.
Children under 6 years of age.
Store below 30°C.
Protect from sunlight and moisture.
Keep out of reach of children.
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