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Quetiapine 100 mg
quetiapine fumarate
Product:
Quetiapine
Strength:
100 mg
Pack Size:
100 tablet(s)
Manufacturer:
Apotex
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General Information

Quetiapine is the trade name of a generic drug containing quetiapine fumarate as the active component. Quetiapine is an antipsychotic drug used in the treatment of symptoms in some mental diseases such as hallucination (seeing or hearing things that are not there) paranoia, depression, fixed false beliefs, anxiousness and emotional withdrawal. Symptoms of mania in bipolar disorder such as agitation, impulsive behaviour and aggressiveness. Quetiapine is manufactured by Apotex Corp and is available as oral tablets in bottle size of 100 tablets.

 

Active Ingredient

Quetiapine fumarate is a salt which is used as an antipsychotic drug used in the treatment of schizophrenia, it is believed to work by mediating the activity of certain chemical receptors of serotonin and dopamine. It interacts with the D1 and D2 receptors, the apha1&2 adrenoceptor and 5-HT2 and 5-HT1A serotonin receptor subtypes are antagonized.

 

Conditions Treated

  • Episodes of bipolar disorder associated with mania,
  • Major depression and
  • Schizophrenia.

 

Related Generic and brand name medications

There are both generic and brand medication containing quetiapine fumarate. Quetiapine medication is a generic and is very much effective as the brand names such as Seroquel and Seroquel XR. You can see all generics and brand name drugs available in our pharmacy by clicking here.

 

Indications and Dosage Information

Always consult with your doctor.

  • The dose for schizophrenia is 25 mg twice a day, as a starting dose then it is gradually increased to a well-tolerated dose.
  • The dose for mania (i.e. episodes of bipolar disorder associated with mania) is 50 mg twice a day as the starting dose and is increased as tolerated.
  • For depression associated with bipolar disorder the starting dose is 50 mg once daily (at night) and is increased to a well-tolerated dose.

 

Side effects

Some of the side effects of this medication include:

  • Weight gain
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness when rising from a bed (lying) or sitting position
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Indigestion or upset stomach
  • Irritability
  • Lightheadedness
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Vomiting
  • Jaundice
  • Swelling of feet’s, arms or lower leg
  • Breast development in males
  • Anemia

These may not be all the side effects.

 

Warnings and Precautions

 

Contraindications

Do NOT take this medication if you:

  • Have any allergies to quetiapine and any other ingredient listed.
  • Monitor diabetic patients for worsening of their condition.

 

Precautions

Serious warning and precaution: the use of Quetiapine has been linked with an increase rate of death in elderly patients with dementia.

  • Anemia: May cause reduce the level of red blood cells in the body. Symptoms may include; feeling unusually tired and shortness of breath.
  • Bleeding: May cause bleeding disorders by diminishing the amount of platelets in the blood. Symptoms may include; unexplained bruising, frequent nosebleeds and tarry stools.
  • Diabetes: May cause difficulty in the control of the blood sugar levels hence causing the appearance of diabetic symptoms or worsening of diabetes in diabetic patients.
  • Suicidal or agitated behaviour: May cause agitation in adults and children using it. (Anxious, restless, emotional, aggressive, and not feeling like themselves), and may want to hurt others or themselves. The symptoms may develop a few weeks after initiation of this medication.
  • Stopping the medication: Do not suddenly stop this medication without consulting your doctor, symptoms involved with sudden stops include; upset stomach, diarrhea, headache, vomiting, dizziness, irritability and difficulties sleeping.
  • Liver function: May reduce liver function.

 

This list is not complete so always find out with your doctor or pharmacist about other possible precautions and warnings.

 

Drug Interactions

Taking this medication with certain drugs can either potentiate their effects in the body or nullify them, it may affect the manner in which these drugs work or vice versa. Therefore you should know the medicines you take and always remember to tell your healthcare provider and pharmacist when you are prescribed new medicine. Below are some examples of medicines that may interact with this medication when used together.

 

 

Note: This list is not complete so always find out with your doctor if the current medication you taking can interfere with this medication.

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Quetiapine

 

What is it?

This medication is an FDA approved drug for use in the treatment of episodes of bipolar disorder associated with mania, major depression and schizophrenia.

How does this medication work?

This medication works by interfering with certain neurotransmitters (dopamine and serotonin) in the brain thereby regulating their output.

How to store it.

  • Store away from direct sunlight and heat.
  • Store at room temperature between 15˚C-30˚C.
  • Do not store in a humid place (bathroom).
  • Keep in a well closed container.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.

What are the main related medical conditions where this medication is used?

  • Episodes of bipolar disorder associated with mania,
  • Major depression and
  • Schizophrenia.

Is there alternative generics or brands medications?

Yes, there are a few generic brands for the oral tablets of quetiapine fumarate. Quetiapine manufactured by Apotex is a generic and is very much effective as brand medications such as Seroquel. You should consult with your doctor about generics and brand medicine.

How and when to take this medication?

You should take this medication exactly as your healthcare provider instructs you to.

This medication should be taken with food.

Do not skip any doses of this medication or stop taking it, even if you begin to feel better, unless you develop severe side effects from its usage.

Note: your doctor might recommend a dose different from the above dose, do not try and change the directions issued to you by the doctor.

 

Why do doctors prescribe this medication?

For the treatment of episodes of bipolar disorder associated with mania, major depression and schizophrenia.

What if I overdose on this medication?

If you accidentally overdose on this medication, seek immediate medical advice or call the Poison Helpline at 1-800-222-1222.

Symptoms of over dose include: Drowsiness, light headaches, dizziness, and rapid heartbeats.

What if I miss a dose?

Take a dose as soon as you remember, however if you remember just an hour or two before the next dose, only take one dose. Never try to double up on the doses.

Can I buy Quetiapine without a prescription?

No. You must have a valid prescription to order this medication from us.

Do you ship outside of Canada?

Only if permissible by the law. For instance, you can order this medication from the USA but some restrictions apply.


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