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Quticool 50mg Tab

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Quticool tablet is used in the management of psychotic disorders like Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder. Managing manic episodes and depression associated with Bipolar disorder are the other uses of ...
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ContainsQuetiapine(50.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Acute Mania in Bipolar Disorder, Depression in Bipolar Disorder
Side effectsDrowsiness, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Constipation, Abdominal pain, Sudden fall in Blood Pressure, Weight gain, Lethargy
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Quticool 50 MG

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

Contraindications of Quticool 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to the Quetiapine or any other component of Quticool 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 taking other antipsychotic medications.
  • 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 had 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 on treatment for Parkinson's disease or dementia with Lewy bodies.
  • If you are diagnosed with a tumour on the adrenal glands, 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.

Side effects of Quticool 50 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal pain
  • Sudden fall in Blood Pressure
  • Weight gain
  • Lethargy

Precautions and Warnings of Quticool 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Quticool Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
No, Quticool 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 Quticool Tablet without medical consultation.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Quticool Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
No, do not use Quticool 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

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Quticool Tablet?
A:
No, do not drive after taking the Quticool 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

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

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 as 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).

Mode of Action of Quticool 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Quticool Tablet contains Quetiapine as its active component. It belongs to the class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It acts by increasing dopamine and serotonin activity by blocking th...
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Directions for Use of Quticool 50 MG

  • Take Quticool tablets just as the doctor prescribed to you.
  • Do not try to break this tablet or chew it.
  • Take 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 Quticool medicine if its packaging has already been opened.
  • Do not change the dose of Quticool tablets, even if you do not see its effects.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking the Quticool tablet, as it can cause adverse effects from withdrawal.

Interactions of Quticool 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Quticool Tablets with levodopa (used for Parkinson’s disease) may have opposite effects.
  • Use caution when taking medicines that lower high blood pressure while using Quticool Tablets, as it can further lower the blood pressure.
  • Medicines, like fluoxetine and paroxetine, have been shown to increase the levels of Quticool medicine.
  • If you take tablets that lower heart rate, Quticool can reduce heart rate.
  • If you are on other antipsychotic, anti-seizure medications, or antidepressants, using them along with Quticool Tablets can have severe effects.
  • Use other sedatives, antimalarial medicines, heart medicines, anti-allergy medicines, etc., cautiously. 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 increasing its blood levels.
  • Avoid taking St John’s wort (herbal medicine). It increases serotonin levels, leading to a severe condition called serotonin toxicity.

Storage and disposal of Quticool 50 MG

Store Quticool tablets in dry conditions and at room temperature. Keep these medicines away from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Keep Quticool Tablets away from children and pets....
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Dosage of Quticool 50 MG

Overdose

Quticool 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 Quticool Tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If it is already time to take the next dose, take the scheduled dose and skip the missed one. If you have any doubts about ...
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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: Can Quticool tablets cause weight gain if I use them regularly?

A: Quticool Tablets are associated with moderate weight gain if used for a long duration. It may vary from person to person. Patients on this medication may 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 Quticool Tablets if I have diabetes?

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

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

A: Quticool 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
QUTICOOL
Expires on or After
16/08/2022
Last Updated on: 01 Apr 2022 | 10:25 AM (IST)
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