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Side effect(s) of Hydroxychloroquine

Read the side effects of Hydroxychloroquine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Rash, discoloration of hair, irritable bowel syndrome, stomach cramps, dizziness, muscle pain, nerve pain and loss of appetite.

Central Nervous System- Irritability, nervousness, emotional changes, nightmares, psychosis, headache, fainting, ringing in the ear, involuntary eye movement, nerve deafness, convulsions and unsteadiness.

Eye- Sensitivity to light, vision changes and muscle weakness.

Gastrointestinal- Stomach/abdominal pain, severe nausea/vomiting.

Skin- Easy bleeding/bruising and itching.



Other Precautions : *Patient may develop with mild dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquine(Plaquenil) generic is an antimalarial agent, prescribed for malaria, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus erythematous. It stops the normal metabolism inside the malarial parasite.
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Trade Names for Hydroxychloroquine

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Plaquenil
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