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Q Mind 25mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Q Mind is a prescription medication. It is an anti-psychotic medicine used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The active component of Q Mind is Quetiapine. Schizophrenia is a disorder wher...
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Product Summary

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ContainsQuetiapine(25.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder
Side effectsSleepiness, Weight gain, Dry mouth, Constipation, Abdominal pain, Dizziness, Throat infections, Gastric distress, Lethargy, Abnormal weakness & loss of energy (asthenia), Fall in BP on change in posture (orthostatic hypotension)
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Q Mind 25 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Manic episodes of Bipolar I disorder
  • Depression associated with Bipolar disorder

Contraindications of Q Mind 25 MG

  • If you have hypersensitivity reactions to this medication or its inactive ingredients.
  • If you are an elderly patient with psychosis associated with degenerative conditions of the brain.
  • If you have underlying cardiovascular diseases, you can be at increased risk of an adverse event.
  • This medication can cause a decrease in normal blood cell counts and should be used with caution.

Side effects of Q Mind 25 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Weight gain
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dizziness
  • Throat infections
  • Gastric distress
  • Lethargy

Precautions and Warnings of Q Mind 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Q Mind during pregnancy?
A:
Q Mind is considered unsafe during pregnancy. Consult your doctor for more information. Speak to your doctor regarding your pregnancy or your intention to conceive.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Q Mind while breastfeeding?
A:
Q Mind is considered unsafe during breastfeeding as it is excreted in breast milk. Consult your doctor for more information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Q Mind?
A:
Driving and use of heavy machinery while using this medication are not recommended as they cause dizziness, agitation, and sedation.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Q Mind?
A:
Consuming alcohol with this medication can cause serious side effects like seizures, sedation, hallucinations and coma. It is strictly contraindicated.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of seizures or are taking any medications that are known to decrease seizure potential.
  • You witness any sudden changes in mood or worsening symptoms of schizophrenia.
  • You are on any other medications alongside Q Mind to rule out any debilitating medicine interactions.
  • This medication has abuse and misuse potential, and should be monitored closely.

Mode of Action of Q Mind 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Quetiapine is an atypical anti-psychotic. It acts at multiple, varied receptor levels in the brain to produce its therapeutic effects. The primary action of Quetiapine is on the chemical messenger Dop...
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Directions for Use of Q Mind 25 MG

  • Q Mind should be taken as prescribed by the doctor only.
  • It’s recommended to take this medication at the same time every day for the best results.
  • Swallow Q Mind medication as a whole. Don’t crush, chew or break this tablet.
  • Consult your doctor before stopping this medication.

Interactions of Q Mind 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Enzyme inhibitors like Ketoconazole and Ritonavir increase the concentration of Quetiapine and can increase side effects.
  • Enzyme inducers like Phenytoin and Rifampin can decrease medication availability, decreasing its efficacy.
  • Concomitant use with these medications requires dose modification for Quetiapine; hence inform your doctor about your treatment history at the time of prescription.

Interactions with food items

  • This medication does not have any specific food interactions.

Storage and disposal of Q Mind 25 MG

Store Q Mind in a cool and dry place away from direct light and moisture. Discard the medicine after the date of expiry. Keep Q Mind tablets away from children and pets. Don’t flush the medication dow...
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Dosage of Q Mind 25 MG

Overdose

Overdose with Quetiapine can cause drowsiness, sedation, increased heart rate, fall in BP, seizures, urinary retention, heart rhythm abnormalities, confusion, delirium, agitation, coma and death. In c...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of the Q Mind tablet, take it as soon as possible. If it’s almost time for the next dosage, it’s recommended to skip the missed dose and return to the regular schedule. Don’t double...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I want to stop taking Q Mind. What should I do?

A: To stop taking Q Mind, consult your doctor. They will gradually taper the dosage and stop it appropriately. Sudden stoppage of Q Mind medication can cause withdrawal side effects.

Q: Since I started taking Q Mind I feel more generally tired and weak. Is this normal?

A: Discuss any side effects after using the medicine with the prescribing doctor. Q Mind is known to cause asthenia, which is the feeling of generalised weakness and energy loss in users. Your doctor will guide you about how to manage side effects.

Q: I am getting severe stomach ache after taking Q Mind. What do I do?

A: Abdominal pain is a common side effect after using Q Mind. It could even be due to constipation. In case of any distress, consult your doctor to know if any dose adjustment or treatment for pain relief is required.
Product Details
Brand
Q MIND
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 21 Mar 2022 | 10:52 AM (IST)
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