If you do not take your hydroxychloroquine as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose. Try not to miss doses, as this may significantly decrease the effectiveness of the medication (especially when used for malaria). If you are not sure what to do if you miss a dose, contact your healthcare provider.
Brand-name hydroxychloroquine is manufactured by sanofi-aventis. Several different manufacturers make a generic version of hydroxychloroquine.
This medication is available in one strength -- hydroxychloroquine 200 mg tablets.
This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. It should be stored in an airtight container. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children. Even a relatively small accidental overdose of hydroxychloroquine can be lethal in children.
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