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Quetalent SR 200 Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Quetalent Tablet SR

Quetalent Tablet SR side effects

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

How to use Quetalent 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. Quetalent SR 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Quetalent Tablet SR works

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

Quetalent Tablet SR related warnings

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

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Quetalent SR 200 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 Quetalent SR 200 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 Quetalent 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, Itraspan, Itzo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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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 Quetalent same as Seroquel?

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

Q. Is Quetalent dangerous?

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

Q. Is Quetalent a narcotic/ Benzo/ Benzodiazepine?

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

Q. Is Quetalent a sedative?

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

Q. Is Quetalent addictive?

No, Quetalent is not an addictive drug

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

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

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