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 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
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
- Lifetime is 36 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Quetiapine 50 mg Modified Release Tablets: Brown, biconvex oblong film-coated tablets, debossed 'Q50' on one side, plain on the other. Packed in blisters.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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