Mankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd Generic : Hydroxychloroquine
69.90 200mg 10 Tablets
â€¢ Most Common:
Rash, discoloration of hair, irritable bowel syndrome, stomach cramps, dizziness, muscle pain, nerve pain and loss of appetite.
â€¢ Central Nervous System: Irritability, nervousness, emotional changes, nightmares, psychosis, headache, fainting, ringing in the ear, involuntary eye movement, nerve deafness, convulsions and unsteadiness.
â€¢ Eye: Sensitivity to light, vision changes and muscle weakness.
â€¢ Gastrointestinal: Stomach/abdominal pain, severe nausea/vomiting.
â€¢ Skin: Easy bleeding/bruising and itching.
PO: 400mg/day for 4 -6 weeks. For maintenance: 200mg/day.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Contraindicated in patients with eye defects, known hypersensitivity, prolonged use in children.
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of eye defects, impaired liver or kidney functions, blood disorder, psoriasis, pregnancy, and breastfeeding.
â€¢ Monitor complete blood count in patients receiving prolonged therapy.
â€¢ Perform eye examination, test periodically for muscle weakness.
â€¢ Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
Patient may develop with mild dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Oral: Store below 30Â°C. Store it at room temperature and in airtight container.
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