Qupex 200mg Tablet

Solvate Laboratries Pvt Ltd

Composition for Qupex 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Qupex Tablet


Uses of Qupex Tablet

Qupex 200mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Side effects of Qupex Tablet


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


How to use Qupex 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. Qupex 200mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Qupex Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Qupex Tablet

Expert advice for Qupex 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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Qupex Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Qupex Tablet
Qupex 200mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Qupex 200mg 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.
Qupex 200mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Qupex 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Qupex 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Qupex 200mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Qupex 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Qupex 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Adamon 100mg Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Qupex Tablet

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

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