Hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets USP
What are hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets USP?
Hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets are a prescription drug. It is an oral tablet. Hydroxychloroquine is available under the brand name Healing Pharma. It is also available in generic version. Generic drugs typically cost less than the branded version. In some cases, they may not be available in all forces or in all forms such as brand name drug. Hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets can be used in combination therapy. This means that you may need to take it with other medications.
Highlights for Hydroxychloroquine
- The oral Hydroxychloroquine tablet is available as a brand name drug and generic. Brand name: Healing Pharma.
- Hydroxychloroquine is only available as a tablet, which you take through the mouth.
- Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat malaria, lupus Eratosthenes and rheumatoid arthritis.
Use of Hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets
Take this medication through the mouth, usually with food, to prevent stomach pain, just as indicated by your doctor. The dosage and duration of treatment are based on your health status and the response to the treatment. In children, the dosage is also based on weight.
To prevent malaria, take this medicine through the mouth, as indicated by your doctor, usually once a week on the same day a week. Select a calendar to remember. This drug is usually started 1 to 2 weeks before entering the malignant zone. Continue to take it weekly in the area and for 4 to 8 weeks after leaving the area, or as indicated by your doctor. To treat malaria, follow your doctor’s instructions.
How does it work?
Hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets are a malaria drug. It treats malaria by killing the parasites that cause the disease.
It is not fully understood how this drug works to treat lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis. However, it is believed that this drug affects the way your immune system works, which can be an advantage in lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.
Hydroxychloroquine Side Effects
The oral Hydroxychloroquine tablet does not cause drowsiness, but it can cause other side effects.
More common side effects
The most common side effects that may occur with Hydroxychloroquine are:
- stomach cramps
Mild side effects can disappear in a few days or weeks. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if they are heavier or do not disappear.