Qutipin 25mg Tablet
Qutipin 25mg Tablet

Qutipin 25mg Tablet

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Medical Description

Qutipin 25 mg tablet is used in the treatment of bipolar disorder (behavioural changes), schizophrenia (a mental disorder that can cause hallucinations which affect the patient's ability to behave and...
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Product Summary

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ContainsQuetiapine(25.0 Mg)
UsesBipolar disorder, mania and schizophrenia
Side effectsDizziness, headache, feeling sleepy, weight gain, dry mouth
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Qutipin 25 MG

Qutipin 25 mg tablet is used to treat certain psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, mania, bipolar disorder.

Contraindications of Qutipin 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to quetiapine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are taking medicines like Abacavir, Zidovudine to treat HIV infection, medicines like fluconazole, itraconazole, erythromycin or clarithromycin to treat infections and nefazodone to treat psych...
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Side effects of Qutipin 25 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Weight gain
  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion

Precautions and Warnings of Qutipin 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Qutipin 25 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Qutipin 25 mg tablet should be avoided during pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on the unborn baby. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine to you only if it is needed and the advanta...
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Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Qutipin 25 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available about the safety of Qutipin 25 mg tablet while breastfeeding. Thus, your doctor will decide either to discontinue the medicine or the breastfeeding after assessing the potential risk on breastfeeding infant over the risk of delayed treatment on breastfeeding mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Qutipin 25 mg tablet?
A:
Qutipin 25 mg tablet may make you sleepy so it is not recommended to drive if you have consumed it.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Qutipin 25 mg tablet?
A:
It is not recommended to take Qutipin 25 mg tablet with alcohol as it may interfere with activities requiring mental alertness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have fits
  • You are above 65 years
  • You get suicidal thoughts
  • You consume alcohol or take drugs
  • You have low blood pressure or diabetes
  • You have problems with your heart, liver or kidney
  • You or someone else in your family has a history of blood clots.
  • You are an elderly person with Parkinson’s disease or loss of brain function (dementia)
  • You have problems with your mental health like depression, functioning with your brain
  • You had low WBCs in the past (which may or may not have been caused by other medicines).
  • You have or have had a condition where you can’t completely empty your bladder (urinary retention).
  • You may gain weight while on treatment with this medicine and thus your doctor may monitor your weight regularly.
  • You have a condition where you stop breathing for short periods during your normal night sleep (sleep apnoea) and are taking medicines.
  • You develop sudden fever, sore throat, muscle stiffness, sweating, unconsciousness, uncontrollable movements, dizziness, fits, pain, constipation or infection after taking this medicine.
  • Qutipin 25 mg tablet is not for use in patients below 18 years of age

Mode of Action of Qutipin 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Qutipin 25 mg tablet works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affect thinking and behaviourial activity.

Directions for Use of Qutipin 25 MG

  • Qutipin 25 mg tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Do not stop taking the tablets even if you feel better, unless your doctor tells you.

Interactions of Qutipin 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way this medicine works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat epilepsy (fits), heart problems, psychiatric illnesses, barbiturates, medicines that may cause constipation
  • Qutipin 25 mg tablet must not be used along with medicines used to treat HIV infection like abacavir, zidovudine, medicines used to treat fungal infections like ketoconazole, antibiotics like erythrom...
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  • Concomitant use along with high blood pressure medications may increase the side effects of quetiapine and thus should be used with caution.
  • Concomitant use of Qutipin 25 mg tablet along with lithium used to treat mental illness, can cause sleepiness, weight gain, shakiness.
  • Other medicines like carbamazepine, phenytoin, thioridazine, sodium valproate should be used with caution.

Interactions with food items

  • Do not drink grapefruit juice while you are taking Qutipin 25 mg tablet

Storage and disposal of Qutipin 25 MG

  • Store Qutipin 25 mg tablet in a clean and dry place
  • Keep them out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not throw away Qutipin 25 mg tablet via wastewater or household waste.

Dosage of Qutipin 25 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are dizziness, sleepiness, abnormal heart beats. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Qutipin 25 mg tablet, contact your doctor immediately or...
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Missed a Dose

  • Missing a dose of Qutipin 25 mg tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember If it's time for your next dose, then skip the m...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What does Qutipin 25 mg tablet do?

A: Qutipin 25 mg tablet is used to enhance the mood, ability to think and in the treatment of schizophrenia (mental disorder that can result in hallucinations)

Q: Does Qutipin 25 mg tablet make you feel sleepy?

A: Yes, one of the side effect of this medication is that it makes you feel sleepy.

Q: When to take Qutipin 25 mg tablet?

A: Qutipin 25 mg tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor.
Product Details
Brand
QUTIPIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/07/2023
Last Updated on: 16 Sep 2021 | 12:31 PM (IST)
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