HCQS 200 Mg

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HCQS 200 Mg is used in the treatment of autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. HCQS 200 slows down the progression of the disease and provides relief from pain, swelling, and redness.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
90 Tablet/s
$81.00 $0.90
60 Tablet/s
$60.00 $1.00
30 Tablet/s
$45.00 $1.50
  • Generic Name : Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate
  • Brand Name : Plaquenil
  • Manufacturer Name : IPCA , India
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 15 working days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is HCQS 200MG?

HCQS 200mg tablet is a prescription medicine that treats autoimmune conditions like systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis. Doctors prescribe this drug to patients suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus to improve glycemic control.

This medicine is also effective in treating malaria and skin rash caused due to exposure to sunlight. HCQS 200mg can be purchased from a licensed pharmacy after a prescription from a doctor.

To attain maximum benefits from HCQS 200mg, it is important to follow the directions of your doctor for the prescribed dosage.

The working mechanism of HCQS 200mg

HCQS 200 tablet contains Hydroxychloroquine and belongs to a class of drugs called anti-inflammatory medicine. For diabetes, this medicine works by improving insulin sensitivity and increasing the secretion of insulin.

In treating rheumatoid arthritis, Hydroxychloroquine acts as a mild immunosuppressant and disease-modifying anti-rheumatic agent. This further obstructs the production of rheumatoid factor in your body.

HCQS 200mg works by reducing the seriousness of skin lesions in systemic and discoid lupus erythematosus.

In malaria, this medication works by raising the concentration of a deadly compound in the parasite that causes its death.

Uses of HCQS 200mg

Doctors prescribe this medicine for the following conditions:

  • Prevent and treat malarial infection in children and adults
  • Treats juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Treats skin disorders (which are sensitive to sunlight)
  • Treats discoid, rheumatoid arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus

Directions for use

Before starting your treatment with HCQS 200mg, you must read the patient information leaflet carefully.

Make sure you take the HCQS 200mg tablet exactly in the same way as directed by your doctor.

Swallow this medicine as a whole with a glass of water without chewing or crushing the tablet.

Depending on body weight, age, and disease conditions, your doctor will determine the correct dose of HCQS 200mg. Only one tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from experiencing an upset stomach.

Make sure you take this medicine regularly at the same time to treat your condition quickly. Even if you feel better, continue taking this medicine as suggested by your doctor and complete the dose.

Avoid discontinuing HCQS 200mg without consulting a doctor as it might worsen your condition.

Missed dose

You must always try to avoid missing a scheduled dose of HCQS 200mg tablet. In case, you miss a dose of HCQS 200mg tablet then take it as soon as you remember.

Skip your missed dose, if it’s already time for the next scheduled dosage. Never double your dose to make up for missed one.

Overdose

Never take more than the recommended dose of HCQS 200mg tablet because it can cause problems. Get medical attention immediately, if you suffer from an overdose of HCQS 200mg.

Precautions and warnings

Before starting treatment with HCQS 200mg, it is important to consider a few precautions and warnings.

To make sure this medication is safe for you, before taking the HCQS 200mg tablet, let the doctor know about your medical history:

  • Heart disease
  • Liver disorder
  • Kidney problem

In case, you take any other prescription & non-prescription medicines or herbal supplements then inform the doctor beforehand.

Your doctor might suggest regular eye tests to check your vision while you are on this medicine.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women must consult with their doctor once before starting the HCQS 200mg drug.

This medication might cause blurred vision; hence drive or operate machinery when you have clear vision.

Alcohol consumption should be avoided strictly while being treated with HCQS 200mg tablet.

Do not take HCQS 200mg, if you are allergic to it or hydroxychloroquine or other ingredients present in this medicine.

If you are a diabetic and experience a sudden drop in your blood sugar then blood glucose monitoring is necessary.

HCQS 200mg tablets might cause irregular or abnormal heartbeats. If you have heart disease then inform doctor,  as an ECG before treatment is needed.

You must take this medicine for long-term treatment to see improvement in your condition. Monitor your heart health & blood count.

Side effects of HCQS 200mg

Like other medicines, HCQS 200mg might also cause some side effects to patients.

However, common or mild side effects disappear as your body adjusts to this medication.

Not following your doctor’s directions closely might make you suffer from serious side effects.

Common side effects

  • Mood swings with uncontrollable laughing or crying
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin rashes or itching

Uncommon side effects

  • Ringing in ears
  • Changes in color of your skin, mouth, nose, or hair
  • Vertigo
  • Dizziness
  • Hair loss
  • Reduced reflexes

Rare

Immediately stop taking HCQS 200mg tablet, if you experience any of these side effects:

  • Serious allergic reactions
  • Altered behavior
  • Muscle weakness, muscle spasms or cramps
  • Blistering of skin
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Recurrent infections
  • Lowering of blood glucose level
  • Eye disorders

Call your doctor promptly, if you find any side effects persist or become worse with time.

Interactions

Drug interactions can completely change the working mechanism of medicine and cause problems.

Before taking HCQS 200mg, inform the doctor if you take any of these below-stated medications:

  • Tamoxifen
  • Carbamazepine
  • Cimetidine
  • Digoxin
  • Amisulpride
  • Azithromycin
  • Neostigmine
  • Amiodarone

All these medicines interact with HCQS 200MG and might make you suffer from severe side effects.

Frequently asked questions about HCQS 200MG

How long does the HCQS 200MG tablet take to work?

HCQS 200mg tablet takes some time to show its effective results.

Sometimes, it might take a few weeks or months to show improvement in your symptoms.

During HCQS 200mg treatment, do I need to get any tests?

before your treatment with HCQS tablet, an eye test is needed and must be repeated every 12 months.

Your doctor can also advise blood counts and liver function test check-ups regularly.

Can I take Ibuprofen with HCQS 200mg tablet?

Yes, it is safe to take ibuprofen and HCQS together because there are no significant interactions.

 

 

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