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Qutan SR 300 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Qutan Tablet SR

Qutan SR 300 Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and mania.

Qutan 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 Qutan 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. Qutan SR 300 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Qutan Tablet SR works

Qutan SR 300 Tablet is an atypical antipsychotic. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thoughts.

Qutan Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Qutan SR 300 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Qutan SR 300 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
Qutan SR 300 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Qutan SR 300 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Qutan SR 300 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Qutan SR 300 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Qutan SR 300 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Qutan SR 300 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Qutan SR 300 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 Qutan SR 300 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 Qutan 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

Questions Related to Qutan

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https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-confido-tablet-otc90667One ?one tablet morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
i am suffering from depression since 2006. i am on treatment but no relief. doctor given me desvenlaflxin ,olanzpin,lithium carbonate ,mirnite,qutan,lamiz od please help me
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Resistance to medicines can be because of following factors- 1. Diagnostic confusion 2. Irregular treatment or lack of proper follow up with treating doctor 3. Inadequate dose of medicines 4. Pharmacodynamics/ pharmacokinetics 5. Internal biological resistance For Treatment Resistant Depression , adjunctive measures like changing treatment goals, psychotherapy and ECTs can be tried
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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 Qutan same as Seroquel?

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

Q. Is Qutan dangerous?

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

Q. Is Qutan a narcotic/ Benzo/ Benzodiazepine?

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

Q. Is Qutan a sedative?

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

Q. Is Qutan addictive?

No, Qutan is not an addictive drug

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

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

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
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