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Brand name: Quetiapine (Sandoz) TM

Active ingredients: quetiapine

What it is used for

Quetiapine Sandoz is indicated for:,Bipolar disorder Adults Maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder, as monotherapy or in combination with lithium or sodium valproate, for the prevention of relapse/recurrence of manic, depressive or mixed episodes Treatment of depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder (see Dose and method of administration) Treatment of acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder as monotherapy or in combination with lithium or sodium valproate,Children/adolescents aged 10 to 17 years Monotherapy treatment of acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder,Schizophrenia (adults and adolescents aged 13 to 17 years) Treatment of schizophrenia

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

QUETIAPINE SANDOZ 200mg is presented as a white coloured, round, scored on one side, film-coated tablet

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient quetiapine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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