Hqtor 200 mg Tablet is an antimalarial medicine which is used in the treatment and suppression of malaria. It is also used in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. It is not recommended for use in patients with eye diseases. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels and muscle function is necessary while receiving the medicine.
Hydroxychloroquinine Side effects
Major & minor side effects for Hqtor 200 mg Tablet
- Blurred vision
- Muscle weakness
- Ringing or buzzing in the ears
- Sore throat
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Bleaching of hair
- Skin rash
Uses of Hqtor 200 mg Tablet
What is Hqtor prescribed for?
Hqtor 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment and suppression of malaria. It helps in stopping acute attacks and it also increases the time interval between treatment and relapse of malaria.
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Hqtor 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). This is an autoimmune disease characterized by a “butterfly” rash on the face. In some patients, this disease can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and other organs.
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Hqtor 200 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis. This is an autoimmune disease that affects the smaller joints in the body and causes pain and swelling.
Commonly asked questions
Onset of actionThe amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
Duration of effectThe amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established. However, it remains in the body for an average duration of 50 days.
Safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Usage in pregnancy?This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless potential benefits outweigh the risks. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.
Usage while breast-feeding?This medicine is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only if necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.