Active ingredients: quetiapine
What it is used for
Quetiapine modified release 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 Section 4.2 Dose and method of administration). Treatment of acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder as monotherapy or in combination with lithium or sodium valproate Efficacy of quetiapine modified release tablets in the treatment of bipolar disorder indications was established in part, on the basis of extrapolation from the established effectiveness of quetiapine immediate release tablets.,Schizophrenia Treatment of schizophrenia, prevention of relapse and maintenance of clinical improvement during continuation therapy.,Major depressive disorder Treatment of recurrent major depressive disorder (MDD) in patients who are intolerant of, or who have an inadequate response to alternative therapies.,Generalised anxiety disorder Treatment of generalised anxiety disorder (GAD).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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White-coloured, round, biconvex, film-coated tablets debossed with I4 on one side and plain on the other.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
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