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Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR

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Primary uses of Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
MRP
235
₹23.5/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Q-Pin Tablet SR

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Uses of Q-Pin Tablet SR

Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Q-Pin Tablet SR side effects

Common

Headache, Dystonia, Sleepiness, Parkinsonism, Akathisia, Dizziness, Decreased haemoglobin level in blood, Weight gain, Increased triglyceride level in blood.

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How to use Q-Pin Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR is to be taken empty stomach.

How Q-Pin Tablet SR works

Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

In Depth Information on Q-Pin Tablet SR

Expert advice for Q-Pin Tablet SR

  • Do not take quetiapine if you have allergy to quetiapine or any of the ingredients of the medicine.
  • Do check your weight at regular intervals as quetiapine is known to cause weight gain.
  • Do not drive or use any tools or machines unless you know how quetiapine affect you; this is because quetiapine is known cause sleepiness.
  • Do not stop quetiapine abruptly; do inform your doctor as he/she would decide and reduce the dose gradually for 1 to 2 weeks before stopping.
  • Do get your blood checked at regular intervals, as suggested by your doctor, as many of the side-effects of quetiapine are noted only when a blood test is done.
  • Do inform your doctor if you are going for urine drug screening. This is because your urine may cause positive results for methadone or certain drugs for depression called tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) when some test methods are used, even though you may not be taking methadone or TCAs. Hence, a different test method may be used for you.
  • Take special precaution if you suffer from have ever suffered any brain damage or coma, epilepsy or convulsions; muscle weakness (a disease called myasthenia gravis).
  • Take special precaution while taking quetiapine if you observe symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome (a combination of fever, severe muscle stiffness, sweating or a lowered level of consciousness); long-lasting and painful erection (priapism); uncontrollable movements (mainly of your face or tongue), fits, suicidal thoughts, or dizziness.
  • Quetiapine is not recommended in children and adolescents below 18 years of age.
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Q-Pin Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Q-Pin Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Q-Pin 400mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Q-Pin Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions about Quetiapine

Q. Can I take Seroquel for sleep/ anxiety?
No, Seroquel is used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia, mania, depression associated with bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder
Q. Can I take Seroquel forever?
No, you should take Seroquel as prescribed your doctor
Yes, Seroquel is the trade name for the active ingredient Q-pin
Q-pin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Q-pin is not a narcotic/ Benzo/ Benzodiazepine; it belongs to a group of medications called antipsychotic agent
Q-pin is not a sedative drug; however, sedation is a known side effect of this drug
No, Q-pin is not an addictive drug
No, Q-pin belongs to a group of medications called antipsychotic agent.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Q-Pin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Q-Pin with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Q-Pin with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
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Q-Pin with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Q-Pin with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Tzorg, Terbicide, Tinazen, Zygter, Terfast, Fluty TF, Terbit
Q-Pin with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Q-Pin with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Q-Pin with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
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Q-Pin with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt, Praxet, Parot, Paxidep
Q-Pin with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor
Q-Pin with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Q-Pin with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin
Q-Pin with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
Q-Pin with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Q-Pin with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Q-Pin with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Q-Pin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Q-Pin with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Q-Pin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
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