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Seroquin 200 mg Tablet

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Composition for Seroquin 200 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Seroquin 200 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Seroquin Tablet

Uses of Seroquin Tablet

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

Seroquin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Seroquin are Headache, Dystonia, Sleepiness, Parkinsonism, Akathisia, Dizziness, Decreased haemoglobin level in blood, Weight gain, Increased triglyceride level in blood.

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

How Seroquin Tablet works

Seroquin 200 mg 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 Seroquin Tablet

Expert advice for Seroquin 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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Seroquin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Seroquin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Seroquin 200 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Seroquin 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
Seroquin 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
Seroquin 200 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Seroquin 200 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Seroquin 200 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Seroquin 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Seroquin 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Seroquin 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
Q. Is Seroquin same as Seroquel?
Yes, Seroquel is the trade name for the active ingredient Seroquin
Q. Is Seroquin dangerous?
Seroquin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Seroquin a narcotic/ Benzo/ Benzodiazepine?
No, Seroquin is not a narcotic/ Benzo/ Benzodiazepine; it belongs to a group of medications called antipsychotic agent
Q. Is Seroquin a sedative?
Seroquin is not a sedative drug; however, sedation is a known side effect of this drug
Q. Is Seroquin addictive?
No, Seroquin is not an addictive drug
Q. Is Seroquin a mono amine oxidase inhibitor (MAO-I)?
No, Seroquin belongs to a group of medications called antipsychotic agent.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Seroquin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Seroquin with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Seroquin with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Tzorg, Tinazen, Fluty TF, Terbit, Tinafine
Seroquin with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Seroquin with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Seroquin with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Seroquin with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M, Juniz Rds, Starlium, Repam
Seroquin with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Seroquin with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Seroquin with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Seroquin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Seroquin with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel, Anxizide
Seroquin with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Nalfy, Nacphin
Seroquin with Trimebutine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Seroquin with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Dejac
Seroquin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline

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