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Quetigress 25mg Tablet
Quetigress 25mg Tablet
Quetigress 25mg Tablet

Quetigress 25mg Tablet

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Quetigress 25 MG Description

Quetigress 25 mg tablet is an atypical antipsychotic used in the treatment of mood disorders like Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder. Its active ingredient is Quetiapine, which belongs to a group of

medicines called atypical antipsychotics. It stabilises the mood by reducing the levels of serotonin and dopamine (natural chemical messengers) in the brain. Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings having emotional highs (mania) and lows (depression), and affects one's sleep, behaviour, ability to think clearly, judgement and energy. Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Quetigress 25 mg tablet is a prescription medicine. Your doctor decides the dose and duration of the tablet. The common side effects of Quetigress 25 mg tablet are somnolence, dizziness, constipation, dry mouth, weight gain, liver function alterations, fall in blood pressure and dyspepsia (indigestion). The family members and caregivers should be warned to observe patients daily for unusual changes in behaviour, especially in the initial few months of treatment or at the time of increasing or decreasing the doses. Development of serious allergic reactions or neuroleptic malignant syndrome (fever, muscle rigidity, confusion, excessive sweating and fits) while on medicine should prompt immediate discontinuation.

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Product Summary

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ContainsQuetiapine(25.0 Mg)
UsesTreats Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder (mood disorders)
Side effectsSomnolence, Dizziness, Constipation, Dry mouth, Weight gain, Increases blood sugar and cholesterol, Liver enzymes, Fall in blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension) and dyspepsia (indigestion), Tiredness, Skin allergy
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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uses

Uses of Quetigress 25 MG

  • Quetigress 25 mg tablet is used to treat the following conditions:
  • Treats Schizophrenia (mood disorder)
  • Relieves symptoms of both manic (high) and depressive (low) episodes of bipolar disorder (mood disorder)
contraindications

Contraindications of Quetigress 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to the medicine or any of its constituents or develop any serious side effects following its consumption
sideEffects

Side effects of Quetigress 25 MG

  • Quetigress 25 mg tablet has the following side effects:
  • Somnolence
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Weight gain
  • Liver function alterations (increased liver enzymes like serum transaminases)
  • Fall in blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension)
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • Increases blood cholesterol, triglyceride levels (fat) and blood sugar levels
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Quetigress 25 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Quetigress 25 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Quetigress tablets are unsafe in pregnancy. Limited studies have shown that it might harm the newborn, but the exact effects and causes remain unclear. However, it can only be started by the doctor after weighing the medicine's potential side effects vs benefits. Always inform your doctor in case you are pregnant or planning to conceive while on the medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Quetigress 25 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Quetigress 25 mg tablets get passed/secreted in the breast milk and may harm your newborn. It should be avoided if you are a nursing mother. Talk to your doctor for more information.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Quetigress 25 mg tablet?
A:
Quetigress causes somnolence and has the potential to impair judgement, thinking, or motor skills. Patients should avoid performing activities requiring mental alertness, such as operating a motor vehicle (including automobiles), until they are certain that the medicine does not affect them adversely.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Quetigress 25 mg tablet?
A:
It is unsafe to use alcoholic beverages with the medicine. Talk to your doctor for more information.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop a severe allergic reaction to the medicine like neuroleptic malignant syndrome (excessive sweating, fever, muscle rigidity, confusion and fits).
  • You develop side effects like abnormal movement disorders (tardive dyskinesia).
  • You experience persistent side effects (trouble sleeping, behavioural changes, panic attacks or irritability).
  • You have a history of mental illness (depression) or fits or a history of stroke (paralysis).
  • You have liver, kidney, heart or thyroid problems.
  • You are above 65 years of age and have dementia (memory loss)
  • You have a history of high blood sugar levels (diabetes) or high cholesterol levels.
  • You have a history of alcoholism.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine. Sudden stoppage of the medicine should be avoided. The medicine needs to be slowly tapered by your doctor.
  • You are pregnant or planning to conceive or are a nursing mother.
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Mode of Action of Quetigress 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Quetigress 25 mg tablet is chemically composed of Quetiapine, an atypical antipsychotic medicine. It acts on the brain by restoring the levels of certain natural chemical messengers like dopamine and ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Quetigress 25 MG

  • Take Quetigress 25 mg tablet as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not change the dose on your own.
  • Swallow Quetigress 25 mg tablet with or without food, preferably at the same time daily.
  • Talk to your doctor if you feel the need to stop the medicine.
interactions

Interactions of Quetigress 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ketoconazole and Itraconazole (treat fungal infections) increase the side effects of Quetigress by increasing its blood levels.
  • Phenytoin and carbamazepine(controlling fits) decrease blood levels of Quetigress, thus hampering its beneficial effect.
  • Quetigress may enhance the effects of certain antihypertensive medications (used to treat high blood pressure)
  • Quetigress might antagonise (oppose) the action of Levodopa (used to treat Parkinson's disease)

Interactions with food items

  • Quetigress 25 mg tablets can be taken with or without food. Consult your doctor for more information. The medicine can cause weight gain when taken for a long time as its side effect, hence eat health...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Quetigress 25 MG

Store at room temperature(20-25 degrees celsius) away from light and moisture. Keep out of reach of children and pets. Discard the medicine properly in case it is expired or no longer needed.
dosage

Dosage of Quetigress 25 MG

Overdose

If you have overdosed, look for symptoms like drowsiness, dizziness, tremors, fits or breathing difficulties. Report to the emergency or call for medical help immediately if you experience any of the ...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Quetigress tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If you are close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Just take the next dose at your regular time. Do not take two doses ...
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Content Details

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REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Schizophrenia?

A: Schizophrenia is a mental illness that causes people to interpret reality abnormally. Individuals suffering from the same might have delusions (false beliefs), hallucinations and extremely disordered thinking, impairing their daily functioning and routine activities. It can be life-threatening and usually requires lifelong treatment and therapy. A doctor can only diagnose it.

Q: My 30 years old sister, diagnosed with Schizophrenia, has gained weight while on Quetigress. What should be done next?

A: Follow a healthy diet supplemented with a mild-moderate amount of exercise like yoga. Do not dehydrate yourself or over-exercise. Quetigress can cause weight gain as its side effects. It can also increase your blood sugar levels and cholesterol levels. Hence it is advised to regularly monitor weight, blood sugar and lipid profile while on this medicine. Patients with Schizophrenia usually require long-term treatment. Do not stop the medication on your own. Consult your doctor for more information and further advice.

Q: I cannot concentrate on my work and do not feel like socialising. My appetite has reduced over the last 4 to 5 days. Am I suffering from depression?

A: Please consult a psychiatrist for your symptoms. Do not start any medication until you get evaluated by a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
QUETIGRESS
Expires on or After
13/07/2024
Last Updated on: 07 Apr 2022 | 11:25 AM (IST)
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