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About HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET

HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET comes into the category of 'Antimalarials' mainly used to treat or prevent malaria. Malaria is a life-threatening disease that is spread by the bite of an infected 'Anopheles mosquito'. When an infected mosquito bites a healthy person, then it transmits the 'Plasmodium parasite' into the bloodstream, which after several days starts affecting the red blood cells & liver cells, rupturing them in the process. Usually, an infected person starts noticing the symptoms of malaria within 10 days to 4 weeks after the infection that include shaking chills, high fever, profuse sweating, headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, anaemia, muscle pain, convulsions, coma, and bloody stools.

HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET contains Hydroxychloroquine as its active constituent that comes under the therapeutic class of 'quinolone medicines'. It works by killing the parasite and stops the formation of the nontoxic heme metabolite hemozoin by the parasite. In this way, the parasite gets died from its toxic by-products released during its metabolism of haemoglobin.

Take HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET exactly in the same manner as suggested by the doctor, at fixed intervals every day for best results. . Take it after a meal or a glass of milk to avoid stomach upset or as suggested by the doctor. The dosing strength of HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET may vary from person to person depending upon the medical condition and the severity of the infection. A person taking HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET may experience some unpleasant effects of HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET that include vomiting, nausea, hair loss & itchy skin. However, not every person notices these side effects, and even some side effects do not require medical attention. In case of side effects get worsen or do not go within a couple of days, it is best to consult with the doctor.

Before taking HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET, please inform your doctor if you have any allergy (against any chloroquine salt), or have medical disorders like vision changes or damage to your retina caused by an anti-malaria medication, heart disease, heart rhythm disorder, diabetes, a stomach disorder, liver or kidney disease, psoriasis, alcoholism, porphyria (a genetic enzyme disorder that causes symptoms affecting the skin or nervous system), a genetic enzyme deficiency called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. Consult with your doctor if you are a pregnant lady as it is not known that if this medicine affects an unborn baby or not. Even in pregnancy, if proper treatment is not provided at the right time, it may even increase the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, and low birth weight. A breastfeeding woman should not take HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET as this medicine can pass in breast milk, so it is better to talk to your doctor.

Uses of HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET

Malaria

Medicinal Benefits

HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET falls into a group of medicines known as antimalarials, that are indicated for treating or preventing malaria. HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET contains Hydroxychloroquine, which is quinoline medicine, works by preventing the formation of the nontoxic heme metabolite hemozoin by the parasite. Due to this, the parasite dies from its own toxic by-products released due to the metabolism of haemoglobin. HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET is also indicated for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and discoid or systemic lupus erythematosus. HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET is not effective against all strains of malaria.

Directions for Use

Take HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET in the same manner as recommended by the doctor. Take this medicine with a meal or with one glass of milk to avoid the risk of stomach upset. Do not chew or crush it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET

Like all medications, HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET may cause some unpleasant side effects that include changes in the colour of your eye, blurring, sensitivity to light, skin rashes, itching, Stomach pain, feeling sick, being sick, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, headache, mood changes. Most of the side effects of chloroquine do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET does not respond well against all strains of malaria, so consult with your doctor if you are not responding well to HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET. This medicine can affect heart health, especially if a person is taking medicines, including the antibiotic azithromycin. An individual must consult with the doctor if they are noticing fast or pounding heartbeats and sudden dizziness. This medicine cannot be used for a long duration as it may cause irreversible damage to the eye that could lead to vision problems. HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET cannot be used in persons who have heart disease, heart rhythm disorder, diabetes, a stomach disorder, an allergy to quinine, liver or kidney disease, psoriasis, alcoholism, porphyria (a genetic enzyme disorder that causes symptoms affecting the skin or nervous system), a genetic enzyme deficiency called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as this medicine could only be used if prescribed by the doctor.

Drug Interactions

Drug-drug interactions: HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET should not be used with some medicine that can increase the risk of serious side effects that include tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline), antirheumatic medications (leflunomide), and narcotic analgesics (tramadol).

Drug-food interactions: Limit the consumption of grapefruit or grapefruit juice with HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET as it can significantly increase the blood levels.

Drug disease interactions: HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET cannot be used in patients with oculotoxicity, porphyria, arrhythmias, bone marrow suppression, ototoxicity, seizures, glucose-6-pd deficiency, hepatotoxicity, myasthenia gravis, psoriasis, diabetes, heart disease, and renal impairment.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    A person should limit the consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET should be used with caution and can only be used in pregnancy if recommended by the doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    It is not safe to breastfeed while taking HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET as this medicine can pass into breast milk.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET may cause blurred vision, so one should avoid driving or doing any activity that needs mental alertness.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Chloroquine therapy is unlikely to cause liver injury in normal individuals but can trigger an acute worsening of porphyria in rare cases. Thus doctor's consultation is recommended if any interaction is experienced.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Chloroquine administration impairs kidney function in a few cases; thus, the doctor's consultation is required.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • A person should take nutritious food as when a person has a malarial fever, their body's requirement gets increased, and also taking high carbohydrate diet, Fresh fruits and vegetables help in recovering the body fast.
  • During fever, a person may experience appetite loss; thus eating food becomes a challenge. To deal with this, one should drink glucose water, fresh fruit juices, coconut water, to supplying the body's requirements through liquids.
  • High malaria fever makes the body weak and reduces appetite to take food that helps to synthesize immune bodies and help the body to deal with parasites.
  • A person should not take very high fibre foods like green leafy vegetables, fruits with thick skin, as the body is already in the healing stage, and it also to digest these complex foods.
  • Take proper rest, which helps the body to relax and heal faster.

Special Advise

Certain diagnostic tests like “blood smear” can help in detecting malaria.

Other Information (HYD0012)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-23

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Malaria: It is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. This is a common disease in countries like Africa, South America, and Southern Asia. This disease usually occurs when an infected mosquito( infected with parasite 'Plasmodium', parasites are organisms that live in other living organisms for their survival) bites a healthy individual then this parasite gets transferred into the bloodstream and start growing and destroying the red blood cells of the body. There are four parasites responsible for causing malaria that include Plasmodium vivax, P. ovale, P. malaria, and P. falciparum. Generally, an infected person starts noticing the symptoms within 10 days to 4 weeks after the mosquito bite, which includes shaking chills that can range from moderate to high fever, profuse sweating, headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, anaemia, muscle pain, convulsions, coma, and bloody stools.

FAQs

If a person is taking any medicine for diarrhoea, then they should maintain at least a gap of 4 hours before or after taking HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET as this medicine can interact with diarrhoea medicine and prevent the body to absorb the drug fully.

It has been reported that taking HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET for a long time may cause irreversible damage to the retina of your eye which can even lead to vision loss, so take this medicine for the time suggested by the doctor.

This medicine can not be given to patients dealing with G6PD deficiency as it can increase the risk of hemolysis. Please consult your doctor before taking it.

No such effect has been reported yet. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative medicine if needed.

No, it does not affect any of these conditions. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

The use of HYDROQUIN 200MG TABLET is not allowed in persons who are already taking any antibiotic (azithromycin) as it may cause dangerous effects on the heart.

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Country Of Origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., SUN HOUSE, CTS No. 201 B/1, Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E), Mumbai 400063

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