Quetiapine 50mg tablet
|Generic Name||Quetiapine Fumarate||Expiry|
Qutipin 50 mg tablet is an oral drug used in various psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, mania, and bipolar disorder. The medicine aims to restore the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain and enhances mood, sleep, levels of energy and hunger. Prevention of hallucinations and reduction in mood swings can also be done with medication. Psychotic disorders are a severe mental condition that instigates abnormal thoughts and perceptions which make them lose touch with the reality. The medicine controls the symptoms of delusions and a hallucination thereby improves the quality of life.
What is Qutipin used for?
Qutipin tablet is an atypical antipsychotic drug prescribed in following therapeutic conditions such as:
- Moderate to severe manic bipolar disorder
- Depression due to bipolar disorder
- Prevention of recurrence of manic or depressed episodes in patients with bipolar disorder
How does Qutipin work?
Qutipin contains Quetiapine as an active moiety which improves produces an antipsychotic effect by restoring the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain. It reduces hallucinations and improves concentration. The therapeutic activity of the medicine is mediated by the combination of antagonism at Dopamine 2 (D2) and 5HT2A receptors. Antagonizing 5HT2A receptor activity helps in the relieving the negative symptoms of schizophrenia and on other side, D2 receptors release positive symptoms. This, in turn, decreases the extrapyramidal side effects such as:
- Motor Restlessness
- Continuous muscle spasm
- Irregular jerky body movements
- Slowness of movements
It also exerts some anti-depressant effect with high affinity for histaminergic receptors and alpha adrenergic receptors. The medicine is widely used for the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.
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What does Qutipin contain?
Qutipin contains Quetiapine as an active ingredient which reduces the symptoms and elevates mood, sleep, and energy levels. The general initial dose recommendation for the treatment of Schizophrenia is 50 mg twice a day and can be maximally increased up to 450 mg. The medicine is therapeutically quite effective and has minimal undesirable effects.
What are the side effects of Qutipin?
Although, Qutipin is considered as a safe medicine due to its excellent safety and tolerability profile. But some side effects have been observed which can be ward off if dose can be adjusted. As always we say, it is advisable to consult your doctor if you encounter any of the following undesirable effects:
- Dry mouth
- Weight gain
- Blurred vision
What medications interact with Qutipin?
Keeping your physician informed about all the health problems and respectively the medicines or supplements which you are consuming is of utmost priority. It always helps him to decide the accurate dose and precautions to be taken along with the medicines. The drugs which may interact with Invokana and are NOT to be consumed together are listed below:
When should Qutipin not be used?
Do NOT use Qutipin in following circumstances :
- Hypersensitivity to Qutipin or any other ingredients in the tablets
- Suffering/ suffered from liver disease, cataract or seizure like conditions
- Suffering from diabetes or hypertension
- Suffering from heart disorders
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding
How should Qutipin be used?
Qutipin is an oral tablet, taken with a glass of water or as advised by the doctor. Generally, it is recommended twice daily but it may vary depending upon your severity of the condition. They may be taken with or without a meal. The initial dose starts from 100 mg and then can be increased maximally up to 450 mg. Always consume the dose as prescribed by the doctor.
How long should you take Qutipin?
Dosage may vary and be adjusted from time to time, based on the patient’s response. Qutipin should be taken as advised by the doctor. The patient is advised to strictly adhere to the duration of medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Avoid self-medication.