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Zy Q 300mg Tablet

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By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Hydroxychloroquine(300.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Medical Description

Zy Q Tablet is used for the treatment of autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis. Autoimmune disease is a condition in which your immune system is not ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Zy Q 300mg Tablet

Zy Q Tablet is used for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (swelling and pain in joints).
contraindications

Contraindications of Zy Q 300mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to hydroxychloroquine or any of the other ingredients of the Zy Q Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to similar medicines like chloroquine.
  • If you suffer from maculopathy, an eye disease usually characterised by visual abnormalities.
  • If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
sideEffects

Side effects of Zy Q 300mg Tablet

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Zy Q 300mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Zy Q Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Zy Q Tablet should not be used during pregnancy. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning a pregnancy consult your doctor for advice before starting this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Zy Q Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Hydroxychloroquine passes into the breastmilk in small amounts, thus you should consult your doctor before using the Zy Q Tablet while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Zy Q Tablets?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision after taking the Zy Q Tablet especially, during the initial days of treatment. Therefore, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Zy Q Tablets?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking the Zy Q 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 are suffering from any heart disease, your doctor shall conduct an ECG before starting treatment with this medicine
  • You have liver or kidney diseases, you may require dose adjustment.
  • You are suffering from any stomach or gut problems.
  • You develop swelling in the legs, breathlessness, fatigue, bloating and coughing while lying down.
  • You develop rashes after taking the Zy Q Tablet.
  • You have a history of an autoimmune disorder of the skin called porphyria.
  • You or your family have a history of an enzyme deficiency (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency).
  • You experience mental health problems such as depression, hallucinations, thoughts of self-harm or suicide. Immediately contact your doctor.
  • If you are supposed to take this medicine for long-term treatment, you should be monitored regularly for heart health & blood count.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Zy Q 300mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Hydroxychloroquine has anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory action. Zy Q Tablet works by inhibiting the action of immune cells and inflammatory mediators such as prostaglandin, interleukins and othe...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Zy Q 300mg Tablet

Zy Q Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water after a meal. Do not break, cut, or chew the medicine. It is recommended that you take it at a fixe...
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interactions

Interactions of Zy Q 300mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Zy Q Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any mix-up. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vacc...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems, diabetes, fits, muscle weakness, worm infections, other antimalarials.
  • Antacids and medicines used to stop diarrhoea should be taken with a minimum gap of four hours when used together with the Zy Q Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Zy Q 300mg Tablet

  • Store the Zy Q Tablet 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 or damaged medicines.
  • Dispose of unused medicine properly. Avoid flushing it in the toilet or throwing it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Zy Q 300mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose are headache, eyesight problems, low blood pressure, fits. If you experience any of these symptoms or if you have overdosed on the Zy Q Tablet, then contact your doctor immedia...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of the Zy Q Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Zy Q Tablet?

A: Zy Q 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 Zy Q Tablet habit-forming?

A: No, Zy Q Tablet has not shown any habit-forming tendencies.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking HCQS 200 mg table?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, skin, stomach, liver or kidney disease and medical conditions.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • Zy Q 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 stopping a...
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ContainsHydroxychloroquine(300.0 Mg)
UsesSystemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis
Side effectsStomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 08:16 PM (IST)
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