Qutipin SR 50 mg
Qutipin SR 200 mg
Qutipin SR 300 mg
Qutipin SR is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of schizophrenia in persons age 13 or more. Qutipin SR is also used for the acute treatment of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder as well as maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder.
Qutipin SR is indicated as monotherapy for the acute treatment of depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder and maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder as an adjunct to lithium or divalproex in adults only. The active ingredient present in Qutipin SR is Quetiapine Fumarate.
Qutipin SR is used to treat schizophrenia in people age 13 or older and to treat bipolar disorder, including depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder, manic episodes associated with bipolar I disorder alone or with lithium or divalproex, and long-term treatment of bipolar I disorder with lithium or divalproex.
The symptoms of Schizophrenia include: havhing lost touch with reality (psychosis), seeing things that are not there or hearing voices (hallucinations), believing things that are not true (delusions), being suspicious (paranoia).
Qutipin SR can be taken with or without food. The recommended dosage of Qutipin SR varies as per the indication being treated and is individualised as per the requirements of the specific patient.
During clinical trials, survival has been reported in acute overdoses of up to 30 grams of Qutipin SR and a death has been reported in a clinical trial following an overdose of 13.6 grams of Qutipin SR alone. Most patients who consumed an overdose of Quetiapine Fumarate reported no adverse events or recovered fully.
The side effects of Qutipin SR are given below: Common side effects observed when undrgoing treatment with this medicine in adults include: nausea, inner sense of restlessness/need to move (akathisia), vomiting, anxiety, constipation, insomnia, headache, restlessness,dizziness.
Common side effects with this medicine in children include: feeling sleepy, insomnia, headache, nausea, vomiting, stuffy nose, fatigue, weight gain, increased appetite, uncontrolled movement such as restlessness, tremor, and muscle stiffness
These are not all the possible side effects of Qutipin SR. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
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