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Quetiapine (Pharmacor) TM

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional. Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Active ingredients: quetiapine

Brand name

(ARTG)

: PHARMACOR QUETIAPINE 200 quetiapine (as fumarate) 200mg film-coated tablet blister pack

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What this medicine is used for

(ARTG)

Quetiapine is indicated for:,Bipolar disorder,Adults,ò 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,ò Treatment of depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder (see Dosage and Administration),ò 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,ò Monotherapy treatment of acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder,Schizophrenia (adults and adolescents aged 13 to 17 years),ò Treatment of schizophrenia

How to use this medicine

(ARTG)

This medicine contains one component only.

Component :

  • Tablet, film coated
  • Oral
  • White coloured, film coated, round shape, biconvex tablets, debossed with "260" on one side and plain on other side.

Storage conditions

(ARTG)

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Do I need a prescription ?

(ARTG)

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

  • 20 pack
  • 60 pack

Over 65 ?

(AHT)

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 ?

(AHT)

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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