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Hyq 400mg Tablet

Hyq 400mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
126.22*
MRP 148.49
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Hyq 400 MG Description

HYQ 400mg tablet is used to treat diabetes along with diet and other medicines. It is also used to treat immune system disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis. H

YQ 400 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 HYQ 400mg tablet abruptly. The common side effects of this medicine are stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache and dizziness. Most of these are temporary but if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, immediately contact your doctor.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹126.22
You Save₹22.27 (15% on MRP)
ContainsHydroxychloroquine(400.0 Mg)
UsesImmune system disorders, diabetes
Side effectsStomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, loss of appetite, headache
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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uses

Uses of Hyq 400 MG

  • HYQ 400mg tablet is used for the treatment of diabetes in combination with diet and other antidiabetic medicine.
  • It is also used in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an immune system disorder in which the immune system attacks its own body tissues, rheumatoid arthritis (swelling and pain in jo...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Hyq 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to Hydroxychloroquine or any of the other ingredients of HYQ 400mg tablet.
  • 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 Hyq 400 MG

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Mood swings
  • Rashes on the Skin
  • Pigmentation on the skin
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Hyq 400 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take HYQ 400mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
HYQ 400mg tablets may cause harmful effects in unborn babies. Therefore, it is not recommended during pregnancy. 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 HYQ 400mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Hydroxychloroquine passes into the breastmilk. Women taking HYQ 400mg 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 HYQ 400mg tablets?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances, impaired ability to recognise objects properly & dizziness while on treatment with HYQ 400mg tablet. Hence, avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with HYQ 400mg tablets?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking HYQ 400mg 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 any existing eye disorders. 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.
  • HYQ 400mg tablets may cause 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 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.
  • Keep HYQ 400mg tablets away from children as even if a small amount is accidentally taken, it may cause serious side effects.
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Mode of Action of Hyq 400 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Hyq 400 MG

  • HYQ 400mg tablets should be taken as instructed by your doctor.
  • Consume it as a whole with a glass of water after a meal.
  • Do not break, cut or chew the tablet.
  • This medicine should be preferably consumed at the same time every day.
  • It should not be taken more than the doctor has prescribed.
interactions

Interactions of Hyq 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of medicines like Digoxin for heart disorders with HYQ 400mg 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 HYQ 400mg 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 HYQ 400mg tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Hyq 400 MG

  • Store HYQ 400 tablets below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired medicines.
  • Discard the unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Hyq 400 MG

Overdose

  • Symptoms of an 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 much of HYQ 400 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 have missed taking any dose of HYQ 400 mg tablets, then take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take HYQ 400mg tablets on my own?

A: No, HYQ 400mg tablets are to be taken if it is 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 HYQ 400mg tablet?

A: Yes, there are some serious side effects of HYQ 400mg tablets. It can cause a very severe drop in your 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 HYQ 400mg tablet?

A: HYQ 400mg 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 own body tissues. It is also used to treat Rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes along with diet and

Q: Is HYQ 400mg tablet habit-forming?

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

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

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have skin, stomach, liver or kidney diseases and medical conditions.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or are planning to have a baby.
  • HYQ 400mg tablet 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 stopp...
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Q: Is HYQ 400 mg a steroid?

A: No, HYQ 400 is not a steroid medicine.
Product Details
Brand
HYQ
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/07/2024
Last Updated on: 31 Aug 2022 | 08:09 PM (IST)
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