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quetiapine

Manufacturer:

Unison

Distributor:

Medline
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Quetiapine
Indications/Uses
Schizophrenia, manic episodes w/ bipolar disorder, depressive episodes associated w/ bipolar disorder, maintenance treatment in bipolar I disorder in combination w/ lithium or divalproex.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Schizophrenia 50 mg bid (day 1), may be increased to 25-50 mg in 2-3 divided doses on day 2 & 3, w/ target dose of 300-400 mg by day 4. Manic episodes w/ bipolar disorder 50 mg (day 1), may be increased to 100 mg on day 2, day 3, & 400 mg (day 4). May be adjusted w/in 400-800 mg/day, & no incremental >200 mg/day. Depressive episodes associated w/ bipolar disorder 50 mg (day 1) once daily at bedtime. 100 mg (day 2) & increase 100 mg until 300 mg (day 4). Normal range: 300 mg once daily. Maintenance treatment in bipolar I disorder in combination w/ lithium or divalproex Normal range: 400-800 mg/day. Max: 800 mg/day Elderly Initially 50 mg/day, may increase to 50 mg/day until target. Hepatic impairment Initially 25 mg/day & may increase 25-50 mg until target.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Neutropenia, seizure. Hyperglycemia may occur in patient w/ DM. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Somnolence, dizziness, dry mouth, mild asthenia, constipation, tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension, dyspepsia, wt gain, blurred vision, syncope.
Drug Interactions
Carbamazepine, phenytoin, alcohol, antifungal, macrolide.
MIMS Class
Antipsychotics
ATC Classification
N05AH04 - quetiapine ; Belongs to the class of diazepines, oxazepines and thiazepines antipsychotics.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Quantia FC tab 25 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
Quantia tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
Quantia tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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