Plaquenil Oral Tablet 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Plaquenil: Oral tablet (200mg)

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Plaquenil 200mg Tab
Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: PLAQUENIL 
Drug Image file DrugItem_7083.JPG
Plaquenil 200mg Tab
Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: PLAQUENIL 

What is this Medicine?

HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE (hye drox ee KLOR oh kwin) is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. It is also used to treat malaria.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Plaquenil: Oral tablet(200mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Plaquenil 200mg Tablet

NDC: 000241562
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Malaria Prophylaxis, Malaria, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Rheumatoid Arthritis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Lupus Nephritis, Polymorphous Light Eruption

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Plaquenil 200mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_7083.JPG
Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: PLAQUENIL 
Shape: oblong
Color: white
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Covis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: PLAQUENIL 
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Plaquenil 200mg Tablet

Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Muscle Disease Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Corneal Deposits Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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