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Qta 25mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Qta 25 mg Tablet comes under the antipsychotic group of medicines. It is used in the treatment of conditions such as schizophrenia, mania, and bipolar disorder. The active ingredient of Qta 25 mg Tabl...
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Product Summary

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ContainsQuetiapine(25.0 Mg)
Uses​​Schizophrenia, Mania, Bipolar disorder
Side effectsHeadaches, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Allergy, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, High blood pressure, Raised, glucose levels, Decrease haemoglobin, Increased triglycerides, Weight gain, Disturbed menses, Withdrawal symptoms if abruptly stopped
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Qta 25 MG

  • Qta 25 mg Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • Treatment of mania
  • Treatment of bipolar disorder

Contraindications of Qta 25 MG

  • If you are pregnant
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother
  • If you are allergic to the active or inactive components of Qta 25 mg Tablet
  • If you have a pre-existing liver disease
  • If you have been diagnosed with heart problems
  • If you suffer from high or low blood pressure
  • If you have diabetes
  • If you have high cholesterol or triglycerides
  • If you have constipation or urination problem
  • If you have a low white blood cell (WBC) count
  • If you have thyroid problems or abnormal prolactin levels
  • If you have glaucoma (increased pressure in the eyes)
  • Qta 25 mg Tablet should not be administered to children under 10yrs of age and elderly people with dementia

Side effects of Qta 25 MG

  • Allergy
  • Skin rash
  • Temporary infertility in females
  • High blood pressure
  • Speech problems
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Lack of energy
  • Fast heartbeats
  • Stuffy nose
  • Increased appetite
  • Weight gain
  • Constipation
  • Stomach upset
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Low haemoglobin levels
  • Raised glucose levels

Precautions and Warnings of Qta 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Qta 25 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Taking Qta Tablet in the last 3 months of pregnancy may cause withdrawal symptoms, breathing problems, feeding problems, fussiness, tremors, and limp or stiff muscles in the newborn. If you get pregnant during the course of medication, tell your doctor right away. Do not stop taking quetiapine without your doctor's advice.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Qta 25 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Qta 25 mg Tablet may be avoided during breastfeeding unless very necessary. A portion of the medicine may be absorbed and secreted in the breast milk, which passes on to the baby. This may prove harmful for the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Qta 25 mg Tablet?
A:
No. It is recommended to not drive after having Qta 25 mg Tablet as it is a sedative and can cause dizziness and drowsiness. Consuming the medicine even a couple of hours before driving can alter the judgement while driving and can cause accidents.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Qta 25 mg Tablet?
A:
It is not recommended to consume alcohol during treatment with Qta 25 mg Tablet due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects such as sleepiness or drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience skin rashes, itchiness, hives, swelling of the face and tongue after taking Qta Tablet.
  • You experience mood or behaviour changes, anxiety or panic attacks, trouble sleeping, or if you feel impulsive, irritable, agitated, hostile, aggressive, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically)...
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  • You experience uncontrolled muscle movements.
  • You experience a mask-like appearance of the face, trouble swallowing, problems with speech.
  • You feel light-headed.
  • You have severe constipation.
  • You have Painful or difficult urination.
  • You have blurred vision.
  • You experience a severe nervous system reaction-very stiff (rigid) muscles, high fever, sweating, confusion, fast or uneven heartbeats, tremors, fainting.
  • You experience signs of high blood sugar--increased thirst, increased urination, dry mouth, fruity breath odour.
  • You experience signs of low white blood cell counts--fever, chills, mouth sores, skin sores, sore throat, cough, trouble breathing, feeling light-headed(signs of infection).

Mode of Action of Qta 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Neurotransmitters are the body's chemical messengers used to transmit messages from neurons to other body parts. Dopamine and serotonin are important neurotransmitters that control our mood, sleep, ap...
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Directions for Use of Qta 25 MG

  • Qta 25 mg Tablet should always be consumed under medical supervision.
  • Do not discontinue this medicine abruptly as it can cause withdrawal symptoms such as diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, headaches, sleeplessness or may even develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Swallow the Qta Tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not break, crush, or chew it.
  • Do not alter the dose of Qta Tablets without consulting with your doctor.

Interactions of Qta 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Qta 25 mg Tablet should not be taken with medicines for infections, asthma, heart problems, high blood pressure, depression, mental illness, cancer, malaria or HIV.
  • Qta Tablets are known to interact with following medicines and cause symptoms like high blood pressure, speech problems, dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness, fast heartbeats, decreased haemoglobin, and r...
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  • Bepridil
  • Bromopride
  • Cisapride
  • Dronedarone
  • Fluconazole
  • Lefamulin
  • Mesoridazine
  • Metoclopramide
  • Pimozide
  • Piperaquine
  • Posaconazole
  • Saquinavir
  • Sparfloxacin
  • Terfenadine
  • Thioridazine
  • Ziprasidone
  • To avoid side effects associated with Qta 25 mg Tablets, it is important to inform the doctor about all medicines and health supplements you are currently taking.

Interactions with food items

  • Do not consume alcohol with Qutan Sr 50 mg Tablet as this can cause dizziness and drowsiness.
  • Avoid foods that have a high glycemic index as Qta Tablet can further increase glucose levels.
  • As Qta Tablets can cause weight gain, avoid consuming unhealthy fatty food to keep a check on your triglyceride levels and weight.

Storage and disposal of Qta 25 MG

Store Qta 25 mg Tablet in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep Qta Tabs away from the reach of children and pets at home as its consumption can be hazardous to them. Dispose of unused/...
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Dosage of Qta 25 MG

Overdose

Some signs and symptoms of an overdose of Qta Tablet include sedation, drowsiness, tachycardia, and hypotension. In the case of an acute overdose, maintain an airway, adequate ventilation, and oxygena...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Qta 25 mg Tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If the gap is too long or it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose you have missed and continue with the regular schedu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Qta Tablet cause weight gain?

A: Qta 25 mg Tablet may increase your blood glucose levels and appetite, and hence, can increase your weight. You must be watchful of what you eat and avoid overeating. Additionally, increase fibre intake in your diet. Having a balanced diet and indulging in regular exercise will help to keep your weight in check.

Q: Will I not be able to conceive with Qta Tablet?

A: Females on Qta Tablet have temporary infertility. Hence, one may find it difficult to conceive with this medicine. Talk to your doctor about this issue.

Q: How long does it take for Qta Table to act?

A: It may take a couple of weeks before your symptoms get better after you start your treatment with a Qta 25 mg Tablet. It is advised not to stop this medicine without consulting your doctor as it may lead to unpleasant side effects.
Product Details
Brand
QTA
Expires on or After
17/08/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Mar 2022 | 09:28 AM (IST)
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