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Qutan Sr 200mg Tablet

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Qutan Sr 200 MG Description

Qutan Sr (slow release) tablet is used in the management of psychotic disorders like Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder. Managing manic episodes and depression associated with Bipolar disorder are th

e other uses of Qutan Sr tablet. All these psychiatric conditions affect the person's ability to think, feel, and behave correctly. This medicine can be used in children over the age of 10. The Qutan Sr tablet Tablet has Quetiapine as a single active ingredient. It belongs to a class of atypical antipsychotic medicines. The mode of action of the Qutan Sr tablet is by stabilising the levels of certain chemical messengers, which help manage the mood and lower the overactivity in the brain. Follow your doctor's direction for use of Risperdal tablets. This medicine can cause death in elderly patients with memory loss associated with psychotic disorders. It can also cause suicidal thoughts in young adults. Try not to stop using Qutan Sr tablet suddenly as it can cause withdrawal symptoms like irritation, vomiting, sweating, etc. It is not a habit-forming medicine and does not cause dependency.

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ContainsQuetiapine(200.0 Mg)
Usesschizophrenia, acute mania in bipolar disorder, depression in bipolar disorder
Side effectsAppetite increased, Fatigue, Upper respiratory tract infection, Vomiting, Increased saliva, Constipation, Anxiety, Urinary incontinence
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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uses

Uses of Qutan Sr 200 MG

  • As per CDSCO or USFDA, Qutan Sr tablet is an atypical antipsychotic indicated for -
  • The treatment of Schizophrenia (manages both positive and negative symptoms like hallucination, delusions, lack of pleasure, memory problems, cognitive problems, etc.)
  • The management of manic episodes in Bipolar disorder
  • The management of depressive episodes of Bipolar disorder
contraindications

Contraindications of Qutan Sr 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to the Quetiapine or any other component of Qutan Sr Tablet.
  • If you are an elderly patient diagnosed with dementia-related psychosis. There is an increased risk of stroke and even death.
  • If you are under treatment with other antipsychotic medication.
  • If you have neuroleptic malignant syndrome (a neuromuscular disorder).
  • If you have tardive dyskinesia (sudden jerky movements).
  • If you have diabetes with uncontrolled glucose levels and high cholesterol levels.
  • If you have a history of stroke or other similar conditions.
  • If the child or adolescent sees changes in blood pressure.
  • If you have a history of seizure disorder.
  • If you have a low white blood cell count (leukopenia or neutropenia). Monitor blood count frequently.
  • If you are using treatment of Parkinson's disease or dementia with Lewy bodies.
  • If you have an adrenal gland tumour, this medicine can cause life-threatening high blood pressure.
  • If you are pregnant
  • If you have cataracts, it gets worse in patients with long term treatment.
sideEffects

Side effects of Qutan Sr 200 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal pain
  • Sudden fall in blood pressure
  • weight gain
  • Lethargy
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Qutan Sr 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Qutan Sr Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, Qutan Sr Tablets can be unsafe during pregnancy. There are only limited studies available that establish its safety in humans. However, studies on animal subjects have shown harmful effects on unborn babies. It may cause low birth weight in newborns. Do not take a Qutan Sr Tablet without medical consultation.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Qutan Sr Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, do not use Qutan Sr Tablets during breastfeeding without consulting your doctor. Some human data suggest that it can be safe, but this medicine may pass into the breastmilk. So monitor the baby for drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, etc.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Qutan Sr Tablet?
A:
No, do not drive after taking the Qutan Sr Tablet. It can cause side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, blurred vision, and diminished reflexes that can affect your ability to drive and operate heavy machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Qutan Sr Tablet?
A:
No, you cannot consume alcohol with a Qutan Sr Tablet. It can alter the effectiveness of this medicine. It can also cause increased side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, etc.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have suicidal or self-harming thoughts.
  • You are using any herbal or ayurvedic medicines or supplements, some of them can interfere with this medicine.
  • You are an elderly patient over the age of 65. The effects of this medicine are exaggerated side effects in older patients, so use it with caution.
  • You have diabetes. You must monitor your blood glucose levels, as this medicine can cause fluctuations in blood glucose levels.
  • You have low blood pressure. This medicine causes orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure with change in position).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Qutan Sr 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Qutan Sr Tablet contains Quetiapine as its active component. Quetiapine belongs to the class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It acts by increasing dopamine and serotonin activity by blo...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Qutan Sr 200 MG

  • Take Qutan Sr tablets just as the doctor prescribed to you.
  • Do not change the dose of Qutan Sr tablet, even if you do not see its effects.
  • Do not try to break this tablet or chew it and the pill as a whole with a glass of water.
  • It is better to not take it with other medications without informing your doctor.
  • Do not use Qutan Sr medicine if its packaging has been already opened.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking the Qutan Sr tablet, as it can cause adverse effects from withdrawal.
interactions

Interactions of Qutan Sr 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Qutan Sr Tablets with levodopa (used for Parkinson’s disease) may have opposite effects.
  • Use caution when taking medicines that lower high blood pressure while using Qutan Sr Tablets, as it can further lower the blood pressure.
  • Medicines, like fluoxetine and paroxetine, have been shown to increase the levels of Qutan Sr medicine.
  • If you take tablets that lower heart rate, Qutan Sr can reduce heart rate more.
  • If you are on other antipsychotic, anti-seizure medications, or antidepressants, using them along with Qutan Sr Tablets can have severe effects.
  • Use other sedatives cautiously, antimalarial medicines, heart medicines, anti-allergy medicines, etc. On interaction, all of them can cause increased drowsiness.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid having grapefruit juice or fruit. This medicine interacts with grapefruit and blocks its metabolism, thereby possibly increasing its blood levels.
  • Do not take herbal medicine St John’s wort. It increases serotonin levels that leads to a very serious condition called serotonin toxicity.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Qutan Sr 200 MG

Store Qutan Sr tablets in dry conditions and at room temperature. Keep these medicines away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Keep Qutan Sr Tablets away from children and pets....
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dosage

Dosage of Qutan Sr 200 MG

Overdose

Qutan Sr Tablet overdose can cause dizziness, agitation, tremors, convulsion, nausea, vomiting, increased heart rate, low blood pressure, sleep disturbances, diminished reflexes, confusion and loss of...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Qutan Sr Tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If you remember when it is already time to take the next dose of Qutan Sr tablet, take the scheduled dose and skip the miss...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Qutan Sr tablets cause weight gain if I use them regularly?

A: Qutan Sr Tablets are associated with moderate weight gain if it is used for a long duration. It may vary from person to person. But most commonly, patients on this medication start to notice weight gain in a few weeks. If you see any changes in your weight, try exercising and eating healthy food.

Q: Can I take Qutan Sr Tablets if I have diabetes?

A: Qutan Sr Tablets can fluctuate the levels of blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes or uncontrolled levels of blood sugar, use this medicine with caution and inform your doctor. If you are prescribed this medicine, regularly monitor your blood sugar levels.

Q: Do Qutan Sr Tablets cause dependency or addiction issues if I take them for a long time?

A: Qutan Sr Tablets are not addictive and do not cause any dependency issues. But stopping it suddenly can cause withdrawal problems such as difficulty sleeping, feeling or being sick, sweating, irritation, and uncontrollable muscle movements. Inform your doctor if you want to stop this medicine or experience these symptoms.
Product Details
Brand
QUTAN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
23/10/2024
Last Updated on: 08 Mar 2022 | 03:11 PM (IST)

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