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      Oxyclor Tablets 200Mg

      Rs. 500.10

      Rs. 526.41



      Oxyclor Tablets Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)



      Hydroxychloroquine Sulphate

      Used For

      Rheumatoid Arthritis

      How it works

      Hydroxychloroquine exerts a beneficial effect in lupus erythematosus (chronic discoid or systemic) and acute or chronic rheumatoid arthritis. The precise mechanism of action is not known.

      Oxyclor Tablets Usage And Safety


      Hydroxychloroquine Sulphate

      Side Effects

      The side-effects of hydroxychloroquine includes gastro-intestinal disturbances, headache and skin reactions (rashes, pruritus); those occurring less frequently include convulsions, visual changes, keratopathy, ototoxicity, hair depigmentation, hair loss and discoloration of skin, nails, and mucous membranes. In rare cases, hydroxychloroquine has caused visual changes or loss of vision. Side-effects that occur rarely include blood disorders (including thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis and aplastic anemia), mental changes (including emotional disturbances and psychosis), myopathy, (including cardiomyopathy and neuromyopathy), acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, exfoliative dermatitis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, photosensitivity and hepatic damage, angioedema has also been reported.

      Drug Interactions

      Alfa and Beta Agalsidase , Laronidase , Amiodarone , Droperidol , Moxifloxacin , Antacids , Kaolin , Lanthanum , Antiepileptic , Mefloquine , Ciclosporin , Digoxin , Cimetidine , Neostigmine , Pyridostigmine .


      Hydroxychloroquine sulfate is indicated for the treatment of: * Active rheumatoid arthritis (including juvenile idiopathic arthritis). * Systemic and discoid lupus erythematosus. *Dermatological conditions caused or aggravated by sunlight.

      When not to Use

      Hydroxychloroquine is contraindicated in: * Patients with known hypersensitivity to 4-aminoquinoline compounds. * Patients with pre-existing maculopathy of the eye. * Long-term therapy in children. * Children under 6 years of age.

      Oxyclor Tablets Precautions


      The drug should be used with caution in neurological disorders (especially in those with a history of epilepsy).

      Oxyclor Tablets Warnings

      Warning 1

      In the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, if objective improvement does not occur within six months, the drug should be discontinued.

      Warning 2

      Periodic blood cell counts should be made if patients are given prolonged therapy. If any severe blood disorder appears which is not attributable to the disease under treatment, discontinuation of the drug should be considered.

      Warning 3

      Dermatologic reactions to hydroxychloroquine may occur and, therefore, proper care should be exercised when it is administered to any patient receiving a drug with a significant tendency to produce dermatitis.

      Oxyclor Tablets Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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