Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR

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₹19.5/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Q Pin Tablet SR


Uses of Q Pin Tablet SR

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

Side effects of Q Pin Tablet SR


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


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. It is better to take Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Q Pin Tablet SR works

Q pin 400mg tablet sr works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

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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Special precautions for Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR
Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.
Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR should be used with caution during lac
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Patients should not drive or operate machinery .
Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR is recommended.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Tramazac HP 50mg Injection, Benadryl Dr Dry Cough Active Relief Syrup

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Q Pin 400mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for 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.

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