Seroquel XR 200 mg
|Generic For||Seroquel XR|
|Generic Name||Quetiapine Fumarate|
|Manufacturer||Astra Zeneca, Turkey|
Seroquel XR - 200 mg (Quetiapine Fumarate)
Seroquel XR is for relieving the symptoms of schizophrenia. It is helpful in treating a mood disorder such as depression or mania. The medicine has the active component Quetiapine Fumarate, which falls into the category of drugs known as antipsychotics. These antipsychotic drugs work to balance the chemical substances in your brain. The medication is available in the form of modified release tablets which are meant to be taken once daily. These types of tablets release the active ingredient Quetiapine Fumarate slower and steadier into the bloodstream throughout the treatment.
Seroquel XR general information
What is Seroquel XR used for?
Seroquel is useful in treating various illnesses including:
- Schizophrenia- It is a condition where a patient may hear or feel things that are not present, feel anxious, guilty, confused, and depressed.
- Bipolar depression- During the bipolar depression, an individual may feel sad. He/she may lack energy; they can’t sleep, lose their appetite, feel, guilty or depressed.
- Mania- A person having mania, may be over excited, agitated, elated, or enthusiastic. He/she may also be aggressive or disruptive.
How does Seroquel XR work?
Seroquel XR contains Quetiapine Fumarate as the active ingredient. The mode of action of the medicine in the treatment of schizophrenia is still not known. However, the active component is believed to decrease manifestations of depression or acute mania by working as an antagonist of dopamine and serotonin. It is said to antagonize histamine receptors and apha1 adrenergic receptors.
Where to buy Seroquel XR online?
Seroquel XR is available to purchase online from premiumrxdrugs.com in 200 mg strength. Purchase the product far cheaper than your other local pharmacies.
What does Seroquel XR contain?
The packet of Seroquel XR tablets contains 200 mg of Quetiapine Fumarate. Each tablet delivers 200 g of the beneficial ingredient to the patient.
What are the side effects of Seroquel XR?
Notify your health care physician about the serious bothersome side effects. Along with the benefits, almost all medicines can cause side effects although not all users or customers experience them. Below are given some of the common side effects associated with the use of Seroquel XR. You will find a complete list of unwanted effects at your physician's clinic. Your physician will provide you with a full list of effects. These adverse effects start improving as your body adjusts to the usage of new drug, but it is always important to inform your physician about any troublesome effects:
- Feeling sleepy or drowsy
- Changes in the results in of blood tests
- Increased weight
- Dry mouth
- Uncontrollable movements
- Blurred vision
- Feeling or being sick
- Increased appetite
- Swollen feet or ankles
- Shortness of breath
- Abnormal dreams
What medications interact with Seroquel XR?
Seroquel extended release tablets and other medications can affect the mechanism of action of each other, a drug interaction may occur. Therefore to avoid any drug interaction, please notify your physician about all the medications that you are using at the time of Quetiapine fumarate. Especially inform about the following:
- Macrolide anti-infectives such as clarithromycin, erythromycin
- Arsenic trioxide
How should Seroquel XR be used?
Before you start using any medication, read the prescription paper carefully and keep all the give information in your mind while taking medicine. Take it exactly as your physician tells you to. Seroquel modified release tablets are usually taken once or twice a day depending on the condition of the patient and other related factors such as age, gender, and weight.
When should Seroquel XR not be used?
The use of these modified release tablets is contraindicated in the following conditions:
- Risk of serious arrhythmias
Use the medicine carefully in the conditions given below:
- History of seizures
- Alzheimer's dementia
- Cardiovascular disease
- Hepatic impairment
- Cerebrovascular disease
- History of suicide attempts
How long should Seroquel XR be used?
Please contact the physician if the symptoms do not improve even after the recommended period. The patient should follow the accompanying patient information carefully for proper intake of the modified release tablets and succeed in achieving maximum improvement. You are not supposed to exceed the prescribed dose.
Missed dose of Seroquel XR
If you miss taking a dose of Seroquel XR 200 mg, take the missed dose as soon as you remember and inform your physician about the missed dose.
How should Seroquel XR be stored?
The tablets should be stored upright at room temperature, and protected from light. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.