Hqtor Tablet

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Hqtor Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Hydroxychloroquine (200mg)

INTRODUCTION OF HQTOR TABLET

Hqtor Tablet is used in the treatment of autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. It slows down the progression of the disease and provide relief from pain, swelling and redness.

Hqtor Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an stomach upset. Take it regularly and at the same time of each day to get the most benefit from the medicine. Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor. Avoid taking antacids for at least 4 hours before and after taking Hqtor Tablet as they can stop the medicine from being absorbed properly from your gut.

Hqtor Tablet may cause few side effects such as headache, nausea, diarrhea, mood changes, abdominal pain and loss of appetite. Have regular eye tests done while taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you notice any changes in your vision. It can also lower your blood glucose level. Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor and anxious feeling.

USES OF HQTOR TABLET

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

HQTOR TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

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

HOW TO USE HQTOR 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. Hqtor Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW HQTOR TABLET WORKS

Hqtor 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.

HQTOR TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Hqtor Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Pregnancy
Hqtor Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Hqtor Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
warnings Driving
Hqtor Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may get eye problems while taking this medicine. This may affect your ability to drive.
warnings Kidney
Hqtor Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hqtor 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.
warnings Liver
Hqtor Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hqtor Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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