Quetiapine (RBX) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) quetiapine. On this page you will find out more about Quetiapine (RBX), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: quetiapine
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Quetiapine (RBX) 25 mg film-coated tablet, 60
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What this medicine is for
Quetiapine RBX tablets are indicated for: Bipolar disorder = 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 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION) = Treatment of acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder as monotherapy or in combination with lithium or sodium valproate Schizophrenia = Treatment of schizophrenia
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Peach-coloured, film-coated, round tablets debossed with 'Q1' on one side and plain on the other side.|
|Dosage Form||Tablet, film coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
20: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
60: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||36 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 October 2017
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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