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Qutipin 200mg Tablet

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Qutipin 200 MG Description

Qutipin 200mg Tablets are an antipsychotic type of medicine. It aids in the treatment of bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, and manic phases of exhilaration. Hallucination, false perception of objects

or persons being around, and delusions are common symptoms of schizophrenia. Qutipin 200mg Tablet contains the antipsychotic medication quetiapine. Common side effects of Qutipin 200mg Tablets include drowsiness, dizziness, headaches, dry mouth, abnormal muscle movements, tremors, decreased haemoglobin levels, weight gain, and changes in cholesterol levels. Some additional side effects seen in women are swelling of the breasts, production of breast milk, and irregular menstruation. If you suffer from ailments with your liver, kidneys, or heart, tell your doctor before taking Qutipin 200 Tablets. Also, make sure that you never start or stop taking Qutipin 200 mg tablets without consulting your doctor first.

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Product Summary

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ContainsQuetiapine(200.0 Mg)
UsesBipolar depression, mania, and schizophrenia
Side effectsDizziness, headache, dry mouth, tremors, muscle stiffness
TherapyANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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uses

Uses of Qutipin 200 MG

  • According to CDSCO Qutipin 200mg is used for,
  • Treatment of schizophrenia personality disorder
  • Treatment of bipolar depression
  • Alleviate feelings of sadness and irritability.
  • Treatment of the manic disorder
  • Alleviate nervousness, panic, anxiety, and fear
contraindications

Contraindications of Qutipin 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to the active and/or inactive components in the Qutipin 200mg Tablet
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma, taking this medicine might worsen the condition
  • If you are on medication for kidney diseases, take this medicine with caution
  • If you have a history of urine retention, this medicine might elevate the risk of adverse effects
  • If you are on medication for increased blood pressure, take this medicine with caution
  • If you take monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOs) or have taken them in the last 15 days, you should not use Qutipin 200 mg tablets.
  • If you are actively suffering from liver disease, use it with caution
sideEffects

Side effects of Qutipin 200 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased heart rate
  • Weight gain
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty or painful urination
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Qutipin 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Qutipin 200mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Do not take a Qutipin 200mg Tablet if you are pregnant. It is classified under category C. Taking Qutipin 200mg Tablets while pregnant may be dangerous, so consult your doctor before consuming the medication.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Qutipin 200mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Using Qutipin 200mg Tablets while breastfeeding is generally not a good idea as it may pass into breast milk and harm the newborn. In case you take them while breastfeeding, keep an eye on the newborn for signs of excessive sleepiness or weight gain. Please seek medical advice before taking Qutipin Tablet.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Qutipin 200mg Tab?
A:
Taking Qutipin 200mg Tablet may cause blurred vision, drowsiness, or dizziness in some people. If you have any of these symptoms, do not drive or do anything else that requires concentration.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Qutipin 200mg Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol while on Qutipin is dangerous because the combination increases the likelihood of side effects like dizziness, impaired vision, and muscle stiffness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You conceive during the course of Qutipin Tablets or are planning a pregnancy.
  • You are a nursing mother.
  • You experience a change in mood and behaviour as there is an elevated risk of suicidal tendencies.
  • Your job requires you to engage in activities that require focus and concentration, like driving or operating heavy machinery.
  • Your sugar levels can increase, even if you don't have diabetes. Qutipin 200mg Tablet can raise blood sugar levels, especially in those with schizophrenia.
  • You must not use it in children under 18 years old due to its uncertain safety and efficacy.
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Mode of Action of Qutipin 200 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient of Qutipin 200mg Tablet is quetiapine. It reduces symptoms by blocking the synthesis of dopamine in the brain. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter(chemical substance in the brain) ass...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Qutipin 200 MG

  • Follow the doctor's instructions for using Qutipin Tablet.
  • The dosage and duration of Qutipin 200mg Tablets are determined by the doctor, depending on your age and health status.
  • Ensure that you complete the recommended course of Qutipin Tablet.
  • Do not stop taking Qutipin 200mg Tablets abruptly or exceed the recommended dosage, even if your symptoms do not improve.
  • Do not alter the dosage of Qutipin Tablets unless advised to by the treating doctor.
  • It is usually taken before night if given once a day. If given twice a day, it is taken in the morning and at bedtime.
  • Swallow Qutipin Tablet as a whole. Do not crush, chew, or break it.
interactions

Interactions of Qutipin 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Qutipin 200mg, when taken with anticonvulsants like phenytoin (5-fold) or thioridazine, quicken the removal of quetiapine from the body.
  • Barbiturates belonging to the sedative class of medicines reduce the absorption of Qutipin 200mg by the liver. Hence, they should not be used together.
  • Rifampicin belonging to an antimycobacterial group can interact with Qutipin 200mg to cause serious psychotic disorders.
  • Benzodiazepines like lorazepam inhibit the liver's process of eliminating Qutipin 200 mg, which may result in excess of the medicine in the body.
  • To avoid adverse side effects associated with drug interactions, you must inform your doctor about all medicine and/or supplements you are currently taking.

Interactions with food items

  • Avoid having grapefruit, its juice, or products containing the fruit with Qutipin 200mg tablets.
  • Apart from this, a regular diet can be continued with Qutipin unless advised otherwise.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Qutipin 200 MG

Keep Qutipin 200mg Tablets in a cool and dry place, away from heat, moisture, and the reach of children and pets. Always keep Qutipin Tablets in their original packaging. Medicines that have reached t...
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dosage

Dosage of Qutipin 200 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Qutipin 200mg tablet overdose might be moderate or severe. Drowsiness, impaired vision, and mouth dryness are symptoms of overdose. A severe overdose of Qutipin can result in coma, diff...
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Missed a Dose

Do not miss Qutipin 200mg dosage. Take it at a designated time every day for optimal pharmacological effects. If somehow you miss taking your scheduled dose of Qutipin, take it as soon as you recall. ...
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Content Details

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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: Is it possible to quit taking Qutipin 200mg Tablets suddenly?

A: No, you must see your doctor before discontinuing the use of the Qutipin 200mg Tablet. Withdrawal symptoms may appear if the medicine is stopped abruptly. As a result, your doctor may gradually taper your dose before stopping the medicine. This reduces the incidence of withdrawal symptoms while also preventing the recurrence of depression symptoms.

Q: How long can I take Qutipin 200mg Tablets?

A: Long-term usage of Qutipin 200mg Tablets may result in adverse effects such as tardive dyskinesia (uncontrolled arm and leg movements), eyesight impairment, high blood sugar, and weight gain. Discuss such side effects with your doctor if you are prescribed Qutipin 200 mg Tablet for a long period

Q: Can Qutipin 200mg Tablet make you suicidal?

A: Yes, if you take Qutipin 200mg Tablets, you can have suicidal thoughts. Suicidal ideation is more likely to occur in people under the age of 25, who have a history of psychiatric disorders, and who have been treated with an antidepressant. Contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital as soon as possible if you have suicidal thoughts.
Product Details
Brand
QUTIPIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
31/08/2023
Last Updated on: 08 Mar 2022 | 03:11 PM (IST)
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