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Active ingredients: quetiapine
What it is used for
Quetiapine is indicated for: Bipolar disorder -Adults- Maintenance treatment of bipolar 1 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. 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 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Protect from Moisture
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Peach coloured, round, biconvex, film coated tablet, engraved with 'Q' on one face and '25' on the other
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
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