Hetquenil 400mg is used to treat autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. It slows the disease’s progression and relieves pain, swelling, and redness. It is also used in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus to improve glycemic control.
Hetquenil 400mg should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach upset. You should take it regularly and at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit from it. Keep taking it as recommended by your doctor and complete the dose even if you feel better.
The common side effects of this medicine include blurred vision and increased sensitivity to light. It may even change the color of your eyes. Consult with your doctor if any of these side effects do not go away with time or get worse. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms.
To make sure the medicine is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Also, tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking. Your doctor may recommend regular eye tests to check your vision while on this medication. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult with their doctors before taking the medicine.
Benefits OF Hetquenil 400mg
Side effects of Hetquenil 400mg tablet
- Blurred vision
- Abdominal pain
- Decreased appetite
- Skin rash
- Affect lability
How to use Hetquenil 400mg tablet?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Hetquenil 400mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Hetquenil 400mg tablet works?
Hetquenil 400mg Tablet is a Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatoid Drug (DMARD). It works by suppressing the overactivity of the immune system that causes inflammation (swelling) and pain in the joints. This slows the progression of the underlying disease. It has also been suggested that hydroxychloroquine may increase insulin sensitivity and improve beta-cell function, thereby improving glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
What if you forget to take Hetquenil 400mg tablet?
If you miss a dose of Hetquenil 400mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
1. Is Hetquenil 400mg Tablet effective against novel coronavirus infection?
Hetquenil 400mg Tablet is currently under study in various clinical trials (research studies in human beings) for the prevention of novel coronavirus infection and treatment of patients with COVID-19 (the illness caused by the novel coronavirus). This medicine has shown some activity against the novel coronavirus in laboratory studies (in vitro studies). However, further evidence is required to conclude that HCQS 400 Tablet is effective against the novel coronavirus.
2. Can Hetquenil 400mg Tablet be used for the prophylaxis of the novel coronavirus infection?
3. Do we need to maintain a stock of Hetquenil 400mg Tablet?