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Brand name: Tevatiapine XR TM

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

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

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 Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on June 1, 2024. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Over 65?

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.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

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