Qutipin 25 MG Tablet
Qutipin 25mg tablet is an antipsychotic drug. It is used in the treatment of Schizophrenia and its symptoms like delusions and hallucinations. It is also used to treat bipolar disorders and depression. Qutipin 25mg comes with side effects like dizziness, loss of balance, confusion, weight gain, headache and others.
Qutipin 25mg works by altering activity of Dopamine in brain. The main ingredient is Quetiapine Fumarate. It is advisable to not drive or lift heavy machinery while on this medicine as it causes dizziness. Alcohol consumption with Qutipin is strictly forbidden.
Qutipin has withdrawal symptoms. Hence it is advisable to withdraw slowly with proper consultation of the doctor. Qutipin is a prescribed drug and should only be consumed under prescribed doses.
Qutipin should be avoided by patients suffering from central nervous system depression, those suffering from bone marrow suppression and those hypersensitive to its ingredients.
How long is the duration of effect?
Effect of Qutipin 25mg lasts for an approximate period of 18-21 hours.
What is the onset of action?
Onset of action of Qutipin begins 1.5 hours after consumption.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Use of Qutipin 25mg tablet is not recommended for pregnant women. One should take it only if it is necessary and under supervision of the doctor.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies have been noticed in Qutipin 25mg tablet.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
It is not known if the medicine effects breast milk. Lactating women should search for other alternatives in consultation with the doctor.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not advised when one is on Qutipin 25mg tablet as it causes drowsiness and interacts negatively with alcohol.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
It is not safe to drive while on Qutipin 25mg tablet as it causes drowsiness and dizziness as possible side effects.
Does this affect kidney function?
Nothing is known about the interaction of Qutipin 25mg tablet with the kidney. Those suffering from kidney aliments should take the medicine only after consulting the doctor.
Does this affect liver function?
Interaction of Qutipin 25mg tablet with the liver is not known. Patients suffering from liver disorders should consume the medicine only under supervision of the physician.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Qutipin 25 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
One should consume the medicine immediately after missing a dose. However, it should not coincide with the timing of the next consecutive dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Do not take more than the prescribed dose as overdosing of Qutipin 25mg may cause poisoning and negative side effects.
The medicine belongs to the class atypical antipsychotics. It works by binding to the D2 and serotonin (5HT2) receptors and inhibits the release of chemical substances thus helps in reducing the symptoms
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Qutipin 25mg has negative interaction with patients suffering from dementia, coma, central nervous system depression and allergies.
Interaction with Alcohol
Consumption of Qutipin 25mg tablet with alcohol is not at all recommended as it causes depression of the nervous system, dizziness, difficulty in concentration, and respiratory troubles.
Interaction with Food
Interaction of Qutipin 25mg tablet with food is not known. It can be consumed with or without food.
Interaction with Medicine
Qutipin 25mg tablet interacts negatively with the following medicines: Ketoconazole, Tramadol, Metformin and Antihypertensives.
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