Serogen

Serogen

quetiapine

Manufacturer:

Genepharm

Distributor:

Firma Welfare Instrument
/
SB Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Quetiapine
Indications/Uses
Schizophrenia. Moderate to severe manic episodes in bipolar disorder; major depressive episodes in bipolar disorder; prevention of recurrence of manic or depressed episodes in patients w/ bipolar disorder who previously responded to quetiapine treatment.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Schizophrenia Administer bd. Total daily dose for the 1st 4 days: 50 mg (day 1), 100 mg (day 2), 200 mg (day 3), 300 mg (day 4). Day 4 onwards: Titrate to the usual effective dose of 300-450 mg/day. Moderate to severe manic episodes in bipolar disorder Administer bd. Total daily dose for the 1st 4 days: 100 mg (day 1), 200 mg (day 2), 300 mg (day 3), 400 mg (day 4). Dose adjustments up to 800 mg/day by day 6 should be in increments of no greater than 200 mg/day. Usual effective dose: 400-800 mg/day. Major depressive episodes in bipolar disorder Administer once daily at bedtime. Total daily dose for the 1st 4 days: 50 mg (day 1), 100 mg (day 2), 200 mg (day 3), 300 mg (day 4). Recommended daily dose: 300 mg. Preventing recurrence in bipolar disorder Continue w/ the previous dosing. May be adjusted w/in the range of 300-800 mg/day bd.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Elderly patients w/ dementia-related psychosis. Pregnancy. Neonates.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N05AH04 - quetiapine ; Belongs to the class of diazepines, oxazepines and thiazepines antipsychotics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Serogen FC tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
60's
Form
Serogen FC tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
60's
Form
Serogen FC tab 25 mg
Packing/Price
60's
Form
Serogen FC tab 300 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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