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Qutipin 25 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Quetiapine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 28, 2019

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.

Qutipin tablet is used to treat the following problems:

  • Heart Diseases

  • Infections

Common side effects of Qutipin tablet are as follows:

  • 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.

Ques: What is Qutipin 25 mg tablet?

Ans: Qutipin 25 MG Tablet is atypical antipsychotic drug that is used in the treatment of certain mental conditions such as schizophrenia and mania or depression that is related to bipolar disorder. The drug restores the balance of neurotransmitters in the brain. It contains Quetiapine Fumarate as an active ingredient. Qutipin 25 Tablet works by changing the activity of dopamine in the brain. It helps to improve your mood, appetite, concentration, sleep as well as your energy levels.

Ques: What is the use of Qutipin 25 mg tablet?

Ans: Qutipin 25 MG Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like schizophrenia, delusions, hallucinations and reduced speaking. Apart from these, in the treatment of bipolar disorders and unusual shifts in the mood like hyperactivity and tiredness. It is also used for the treatment of depression and if the patient is feeling sad, irritable and devoid of energy. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Qutipin 25 MG Tablet to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the side effects of Qutipin 25 mg tablet?

Ans: This is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Qutipin 25 MG Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects have been observed and not necessarily occur. Some of these side-effects may be serious. These include Dizziness, Constipation, Drowsiness, Hypotension, Seizures, Headache and Asthenia.

Ques: Can Qutipin 25 Tablet be used for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia?

Ans: Yes, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are among the most common reported uses for Qutipin 25 Tablet. Apart from these, it can also be used for different conditions. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: How long do I need to use qutipin 25 mg tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, till the complete eradication of disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor and moreover taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can also cause inadequate effect on the patient. So, please consult your doctor.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use qutipin 25 mg tablet ?

Ans: This medication is generally used once a day, as the time interval upto which this medication has an impact, is around 18 to 21 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication. It is advised to consult your doctor for the dosage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use qutipin 25 mg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: The salts involved in this medication, work properly at an empty stomach. It is advised to consume this medication, 30 minutes before having food and at least 2 hours after having food. Taking it with food, can cause stomach upset. Please consult the doctor before use.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of qutipin 25 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts, which are suitable to store at 25 C temperature and keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication, away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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