Quel 100mg Tablet

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Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Quel 100mg Tablet

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Alcohol
63.75
₹6.38/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Quel Tablet

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Uses of Quel Tablet

Quel 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.
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Side effects of Quel Tablet

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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 Quel 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. It is better to take Quel 100mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Quel Tablet works

Quel 100mg tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

In Depth Information on Quel Tablet

Expert advice for Quel Tablet

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Quel 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Quel 100mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Quel 100mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Quel 100mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Quel 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Quel 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Quel 100mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Quel 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Quel 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, AF 150mg Tablet DT

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Quel 100mg Tablet

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 Quel
Quel is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Quel is not a narcotic/ Benzo/ Benzodiazepine; it belongs to a group of medications called antipsychotic agent
Quel is not a sedative drug; however, sedation is a known side effect of this drug
No, Quel is not an addictive drug
No, Quel belongs to a group of medications called antipsychotic agent.
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