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Hcqs 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Hcqs 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Hcqs 400 MG Description

HCQS 400 tablet is used to improve blood sugar control in diabetic patients along with diet and other antidiabetic medicine. It is also used to treat immune system disorders such as systemic lupus er

ythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis. HCQS 400mg contains hydroxychloroquine as its active ingredient. This tablet should be taken as per the directions given by the doctor and for the exact duration as prescribed. It should be taken after a meal or with a glass of milk. Do not stop taking the HCQS 400 mg tablet abruptly. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹132.92
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ContainsHydroxychloroquine(400.0 Mg)
UsesDiabetes, Rheumatoid arthritis, Immune disorder
Side effectsStomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite
TherapyDRUGS FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
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uses

Uses of Hcqs 400 MG

  • HCQS 400 is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus along with diet and medicine to improve sugar control.
  • HCQS 400 tablet is also used in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an immune system disorder in which the immune system attacks its body tissues, rheumatoid arthritis (Swelling and P...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Hcqs 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to hydroxychloroquine or any of the other ingredients of Hcqs 400.
  • If you are allergic to chloroquine.
  • If you are suffering from an eye disease called maculopathy, usually characterised by visual abnormalities.
sideEffects

Side effects of Hcqs 400 MG

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Mood swings
  • Skin rashes
  • Skin pigmentation
  • Blurred vision
  • Color blindness
  • Low blood glucose
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Hcqs 400 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take HCQS 400 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is not advised to take the HCQS 400 mg tablet during pregnancy until it is considered essential by the doctor and potential risks justify the benefits. Consult your doctor before starting any medicine if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take HCQS 400 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Hydroxychloroquine passes in human milk. Women taking HCQS 400 mg tablets should not breastfeed as newborns are very sensitive to the harmful effects of this medicine. It is essential to consult the doctor before using any medication while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed HCQS 400 mg tablet?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances, impaired ability to recognise objects properly & dizziness while on treatment with HCQS 400 mg tablet. Hence, avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with HCQS 400 mg tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking HCQS 400 mg tablet as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience visual disturbances or have an existing eye disorder. Before beginning treatment with this medicine, you should undergo an eye examination.
  • You experience a sudden drop in blood sugar and unconsciousness, monitoring of blood glucose is recommended if you are a diabetic.
  • You may experience abnormal or irregular heartbeats. Your doctor shall conduct an ECG before starting treatment with this medicine, inform your doctor if you already have heart disease.
  • You have liver or kidney diseases, you may require dose adjustment.
  • You have a stomach disease.
  • You develop swelling in the legs, breathlessness, fatigue, bloating and coughing while lying down.
  • You develop rashes after taking this medicine.
  • You have a history of an autoimmune disorder of the skin called porphyria.
  • You are supposed to take this medicine for long-term treatment. You should be monitored regularly for heart health & blood count.
  • You or your family have a history of an enzyme deficiency (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency).
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Mode of Action of Hcqs 400 MG

How Does It Work?

HCQS 400 mg tablet has anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory action. It inhibits the action of chemicals such as prostaglandin, interleukins and other immune systems modifying cells and enzymes. Ther...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Hcqs 400 MG

HCQS 400 mg tablets should be taken as instructed by your doctor. Consume it as a whole with a glass of water after a meal. This medicine should be preferably consumed at the same time every day. Do n...
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interactions

Interactions of Hcqs 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of medicines like Digoxin for heart disorders with HCQS 400 mg tablets can increase the risk of digoxin toxicity.
  • You may experience low blood sugar when taken along with insulin or other antidiabetic medicine. Inform your doctor about all your diabetic medicines.
  • Antacids and medicines used to stop diarrhoea should be taken with a minimum gap of four hours when used together with HCQS 400 mg tablet.
  • You may experience irregular heart rhythm if you take medicines like Amiodarone, Moxifloxacin & Halofantrine.
  • There is an increased risk of an episode of fits if you take this medicine along with antimalarials like Mefloquine.
  • Medicines used to treat muscle weakness like Neostigmine & Pyridostigmine, medicines to treat worm infections like Praziquantel, Cimetidine and Gentamicin may not work properly.
  • Medicines like Cyclosporin used or immune system disorders, Agalsidase and medicines used to treat fits should be used with caution along with HCQS 400mg Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Hcqs 400 MG

  • Store HCQS 400 mg tablets below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard unused medicine properly.
dosage

Dosage of Hcqs 400 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose are headache, eyesight problems, low blood pressure, fits, irregular heartbeats, heart problems, difficulty in breathing and sometimes even heart attack.
  • If you experience any of these symptoms or if you think you have taken too many HCQS 400 mg tablets, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose, as it may interfere with the effect of this medicine. If you missed any dose of HCQS 400 mg tablet, then take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it's time for ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take HCQS 400 mg tablet on my own?

A: No, HCQS 400 mg tablet are to be taken if prescribed by your doctor. Taking this medicine through self-medication can lead to harm. Before giving this medicine, your doctor shall perform an ECG to check if you have any heart ailment. Your doctor will also look at your other existing disorders, medicines and adjust the dose accordingly.

Q: Are there any serious side effects of the HCQS 400?

A: Yes, there are some serious side effects of the HCQS 400 mg tablet. It can cause a very severe drop in blood sugar, which can be dangerous. It can cause heart-related side effects, which can be serious. It can cause skin peeling, blistering known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome. It can cause anaemia, low platelet count and liver enzymes being raised.

Q: What is the HCQS 400 mg tablet?

A: HCQS 400 mg tablet contains Hydroxychloroquine as its active ingredient. It is used to treat Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an immune system disorder in which the immune system attacks its body tissues. It is also used to treat Rheumatoid arthritis.

Q: Is HCQS 400 mg tablet habit-forming?

A: No, HCQS 400 tablet has not shown any habit-forming tendencies.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking the HCQS 400 mg tablet?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have skin, stomach, liver, or kidney disease and medical conditions.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to have a baby.
  • HCQS 400 may interact with other medicines. Hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medications, including supplements or herbal products. Also, tell your doctor if you are stopping any ...
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Q: Is HCQS 400 mg a steroid?

A: No, HCQS 400 mg tablet is not a steroid.

Q: What is the composition of HCQS 400?

A: The composition of HCQS 400 mg tablet includes hydroxychloroquine as its active ingredient.

Q: Can I stop taking HCQS 400 mg tablet if my symptoms improve?

A: Do not stop taking HCQS 400 without your doctor's recommendation, as it may worsen your condition.

Q: Is HCQS safe for diabetics?

A: Sometimes HCQS can cause a drop in blood sugar level, as a side effect. So, diabetic patients should be very careful while taking Hcqs. It is advisable to take this medicine only if prescribed by the doctor if you have diabetes.

Q: Can I take HCQS 400 in pregnancy?

A: It is not advised to take the HCQS 400 mg tablet during pregnancy until it is considered essential by the doctor and potential risks justify the benefits. Consult your doctor before starting any medicine if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby.

Q: Can I take HCQS 400mg empty stomach?

A: You can take HCQS 400 with or without medicine. But it is advised to take this medicine with food to avoid stomach upset. Take this tablet at the same time every day for optimum benefit.
Product Details
Brand
HCQS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2025
Last Updated on: 26 Oct 2023 | 07:23 PM (IST)
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