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Qpen 200 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Qpen Tablet

Qpen Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dystonia
  • Sleepiness
  • Parkinsonism
  • Akathisia
  • Dizziness
  • Decreased haemoglobin level in blood
  • Weight gain
  • Increased triglyceride level in blood

How to use Qpen Tablet

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. Qpen 200 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Qpen Tablet works

Qpen 200 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

Qpen Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Qpen 200 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Qpen 200 mg Tablet 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
Qpen 200 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Qpen 200 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Qpen 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Qpen 200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Qpen 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Qpen 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Qpen 200 mg Tablet for the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
  • It is less likely to cause heart problems and movement disorders than other antipsychotics.
  • It may take 4 to 6 weeks to see treatment effects. Keep taking it as prescribed.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Qpen 200 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It may increase your weight, blood sugar and cholesterol. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and monitor your blood levels regularly.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior.
  • Do not stop taking it without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Qpen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Qpen

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My wife p v s s mahalakshmi is a patient of neurology. two months ago she has schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally) and was given Don LS and Gressami 200mg for 1 and 1/2 months . Now her walking ability decreased and not able to walk steadily even with the help of assistance. Her earlier disorder is not found now and her walking disability has become a great worry to us . Please suggest .
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Resperidone can cause extrapyramidal symptoms affecting motor coordination. The prescribing doctor can advise you on these side effects and give another antipsychotic with low potential for EPS.
My previous question : My wife p v s s mahalakshmi is a patient of neurology. two months ago she has schizophrenia (mental disorder in which patient interpret reality abnormally) and was given Don LS and Gressami 200mg for 1 and 1/2 months . Now her walking ability decreased and not able to walk steadily even with the help of assistance. Her earlier disorder is not found now and her walking disability has become a great worry to us . Please suggest suggetion given By doctor : Resperidone can cause extrapyramidal symptoms affecting motor coordination. The prescribing doctor can advise you on these side effects and give another antipsychotic with low potential for EPS. Now My second question : She is having irregular period problems (becoming Very late ). Is it is the side effect of the above medicines.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Yes, that can also be because of medication.
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FAQs

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

Q. Is Qpen same as Seroquel?

Yes, Seroquel is the trade name for the active ingredient Qpen

Q. Is Qpen dangerous?

Qpen is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Qpen a narcotic/ Benzo/ Benzodiazepine?

No, Qpen is not a narcotic/ Benzo/ Benzodiazepine; it belongs to a group of medications called antipsychotic agent

Q. Is Qpen a sedative?

Qpen is not a sedative drug; however, sedation is a known side effect of this drug

Q. Is Qpen addictive?

No, Qpen is not an addictive drug

Q. Is Qpen a mono amine oxidase inhibitor (MAO-I)?

No, Qpen belongs to a group of medications called antipsychotic agent.

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