My script was written for 1/2tab of 200mg
I accidentally took two 200mg tabs of hydroxychloroquine should I b concerned?
- 1 May 2012 by Kadenxx0
- 10 January 2015
I realize this answer is a bit late but may help someone in future. If it was just a one off double dose it is okay... provided you went back to the prescribed dose. All the best.
It is a good idea to advise the prescribing physician whenever one uses more or less than the prescribed amount of a medication.
However, in general terms, taking 400 mg of hydroxychloroquine is within a safe range for most people. In fact, for some people, this will be the dose they are prescribed.
Jeff Donovan MD PhD FRCPC FAAD
US & Canadian board-certified Dermatologist
- Hydroxychloroquine Information for Consumers
- Hydroxychloroquine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Hydroxychloroquine (detailed)
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