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Qutan 50mg Tablet
Qutan 50mg Tablet
Qutan 50mg Tablet
Qutan 50mg Tablet

Qutan 50mg Tablet

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Qutan 50 MG Description

Qutan Tablet is a psychiatric medicine. It belongs to a class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. The active component of this medicine is quetiapine. Qutan Tablet is used in the treatment

of many neurotic and psychotic conditions like schizophrenia, acute treatment of manic disorders, or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder. This medication is better than the typical group of antipsychotics as it possesses lesser side effects. However, it may cause a wide range of side effects, beginning from mild agitation, dizziness, drowsiness, and headache to heart and stomach-related side effects in some others.


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ContainsQuetiapine(50.0 Mg)
UsesBipolar disorder with Depression, Bipolar disorder with Mania, Insomnia, Schizophrenia
Side effectsSedation, Postural hypotension, Urinary retention and incontinence, Weight gain, Rise in blood sugars, Cataract, Arrhythmia in heart (QTc prolongation)
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Uses of Qutan 50 MG

  • Treatment of bipolar disorder with depression
  • Treatment of bipolar disorder with mania
  • Treatment of insomnia
  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • Treatment of major depressive disorder
  • Treatment of agitation and/delirium for ICU patients

Contraindications of Qutan 50 MG

  • If you have hypersensitivity to quetiapine
  • If you have liver disease
  • If you have heart problems
  • If you have high blood pressure
  • If you have low blood pressure
  • If you have abnormal thyroid levels
  • If you have abnormal prolactin levels
  • If you have low white blood cell count (WBCs)
  • If you have seizures
  • If you have glaucoma
  • If you have cataract
  • If you have constipation
  • If you have urinary problems
  • If you have an enlarged prostate
  • If you have high triglycerides
  • If you have high cholesterol
  • If you have diabetes
  • If you have trouble swallowing

Side effects of Qutan 50 MG

  • Sedation
  • Postural hypotension
  • Urinary retention and incontinence
  • Weight gain
  • A rise in blood sugars
  • Cataract
  • Arrhythmia in the heart (QTc prolongation)
  • Suicidal thoughts

Precautions and Warnings of Qutan 50 MG



Can I take a Qutan 50 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
It is not safe to consume Qutan 50 mg Tablet during pregnancy. This medication, especially during the last three months of pregnancy, can harm the growing baby and put the baby at risk of extrapyramidal symptoms (abnormal movement disorder) post-delivery and withdrawal symptoms.

Breast Feeding

Can I take a Qutan 50 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
Qutan Tablets should be avoided while breastfeeding. This tablet is excreted in breastmilk. So the decision whether to continue the medication or stop it will be taken by the concerned speciality of doctors, considering the risk of child exposure and benefit of treatment.


Can I drive if I have taken a Qutan 50 mg Tablet?
You should not drive if you have taken Qutan 50 mg Tablet since it induces drowsiness, putting you at risk of an accident.


Can I consume alcohol with the Qutan 50 mg Tablet?
You cannot consume alcohol if you have taken Qutan 50 mg Tablet because alcohol will potentiate the side effects caused by the medicine and will further incapacitate you from your routine activities.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You come across episodes of sudden sweating.
  • You experience giddiness.
  • You observe suicidal thoughts, anger, and agitation.
  • You have muscle stiffness.
  • You conceive or are planning a pregnancy during the course of the treatment.

Mode of Action of Qutan 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Qutan tablet acts by blocking certain areas of receptors in the brain, namely dopamine, serotonin, and adrenergic receptors.

Directions for Use of Qutan 50 MG

  • Take Qutan Tablet as directed by your physician.
  • You can take Qutan 50 mg Tablet with or without food as per your wish.
  • The tablet is usually given as a night dose after dinner because it causes sedation and postural hypotension.
  • Take the tablet orally and swallow it whole.
  • Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet.
  • Please take it in one go.
  • Avoid abrupt withdrawal of the tablet.

Interactions of Qutan 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Antihypertensives - medicines used to lower blood pressure
  • Medicines prolonging QT interval
  • Levodopa
  • Phenytoin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Indinavir
  • Ritonavir
  • Ketoconazole
  • Itraconazole
  • Thioridazine
  • Macrolides
  • Antifungals
  • Qutan may cause an interaction if consumed with any of the medicines mentioned above. The interaction between these two medicines can cause an adverse effect on the body. Additionally, in some cases, ...
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Interactions with food items

  • Avoid having grapefruit or its juice with Qutan Tablet. Also, avoid consuming alcohol with this medication.

Storage and disposal of Qutan 50 MG

Store the Qutan 50 mg Tablet at room temperature in a cool, dry place away from heat and humidity. Keep it in a place where children and pets can't reach it. Unused tablets must be disposed of.

Dosage of Qutan 50 MG


Qutan 50 mg Tablet overdose may occur in cases of accidental, intentional or unintentional consumption of the medication. There have been prior cases reported with patients presenting with increased h...
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Missed a Dose

If a tablet of Qutan 50 mg is missed, there isn't anything to worry about. Take the tablet as soon as you remember. Avoid taking the dose during the daytime if you are a working person. If the time by...
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Dr. Anuj Tiwari

MBBS, DNB Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does taking Qutan 50 mg Tablet affect fertility?

A: Qutan 50 mg Tablet can cause infertility. This medicine increases the levels of serum prolactin, which causes infertility. But this effect is reversible, which means that stopping the tablet will make you fertile soon.

Q: Does Qutan 50 mg Tablet affect sexuality?

A: Yes, Qutan 50 mg Tablet may cause changes in libido, ejaculation, and erectile dysfunction. It also causes certain changes in the menstrual cycle and galactorrhoea.

Q: Are there any health parameters or any lab tests I need to monitor when taking Qutan 50 mg Tablet?

A: You need to constantly monitor your blood pressure, blood sugar, weight, height, and BMI (to rule out obesity). And perform these tests after an interval of 12 to 18 weeks of starting this medication or on the recommendation of your consultant doctor - CBC (chances of medicine-induced leukopenia are high in the first few weeks), Liver function tests, and Kidney function tests with electrolyte panel annually, Thyroid profile test, and HbA1c (3 months after starting the medications).
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