What is Hydroxychlor?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic Name: Hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychlor (hydroxychloroquine) is used for the suppression and treatment of acute attacks of malaria and in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis.

Purpose
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness
Purpose
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Purpose
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Hydroxychlor

Severe
2
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
3

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Hydroxychlor

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Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Hydroxychlor)
Dosage
400 mg daily
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5
Dosage
200 mg daily
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4
Dosage
1 tablet(s) daily
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1
Dosage
2 daily
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1
Dosage
1 mg twice daily
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1
Dosage
12.5 mg daily
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1
Dosage
25 mg daily
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1
Why Patients Stopped Taking Hydroxychlor (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Did not seem to work
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2
Reason
Doctor's advice
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2
Reason
Side effects too severe
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1
Reason
Other
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1
See all 4 patients who’ve stopped taking Hydroxychlor

Duration

Currently Taking Hydroxychlor
Duration
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0-1 month
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Duration
1-3 months
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Duration
3-6 months
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Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
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0
Duration
2 years or more
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3
Stopped Taking Hydroxychlor
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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1
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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Duration
6 months-1 year
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1
Duration
1-2 years
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Duration
2 years or more
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2

Adherence


Always
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100%
Usually
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0%
Sometimes
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0%
Never
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0%

Burden


Very
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0%
Somewhat
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0%
A little
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1
17%
Not at all
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5
83%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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3
100%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0%
Cost per month
$50-99
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0%
Cost per month
$25-49
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1
33%
Cost per month
< $25
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0%
Cost per month
Not specified
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2
67%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hydroxychlor.