Medicine : Ra Quin(200mg)

Name:Ra Quin(200mg)
Manufacturer:Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate
Composition:Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate(200mg)
Substitutes:hydroquin (400mg) , hydroquin tablet , winflam tab , axemal tab , ra quin(200mg)

Generic ( Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate )

Typical use Of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate :Adjunctive Treatment Of Cortical Myoclonus, Dermatological Diseases, Discoid And Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Juvenile Chronic Arthritis, Malaria, Malaria Prophylaxis, Premenstrual Syndrome, Prophylaxis Of Bipolar Disorder, Prostate Cancer (metastatic), Flare With Initial Gonadorelin Therapy, Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Mechanism of action of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate : Hydroxychloroquine Inhibits The Erythrocytic Stage Of Development Of Plasmodia. In Acute Attacks Of Malaria, It Interrupts Erythrocytic Schizogony Of The Parasite. Its Ability To Concentrate In Parasitized Erythrocytes May Account For Their Selective Toxicity Against The Erythrocytic Stages Of Plasmodial Infection. As An Antirheumatic, Hydroxychloroquine Is Thought To Act As A Mild Immunosuppressant, Inhibiting The Production Of Rheumatoid Factor And Acute Phase Reactants. It Also Accumulates In White Blood Cells, Stabilizing Lysosomal Membranes And Inhibiting The Activity Of Many Enzymes, Including Collagenase And The Proteases That Cause Cartilage Breakdown.
Drug Interaction of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate :Hydroxychloroquine (Sulphate) Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Aluminium Hydroxide And Oxide, Cimetidine (HCl), Digoxin, Neostigmine, Penicillamine, Pyridostigmine (Br), Rivastigmine. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate :Retinotoxicity, Convulsions, Cardiopulmonary Arrest, Cardiovascular Collapse, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Alopecia, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Skin Reactions, Abdominal Cramps, Nervousness, Tinnitus, Vertigo, Bleaching Of Hair.


How Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate

No Studies Found