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Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

DDP-D.D. PHARMACEUTICAL LTD

Composition

QUETIAPINE-200MG

Pack Of

10 TabletS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's

Product Details

About Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's belongs to a group of medications called ‘antipsychotics’. It is used in the treatment of bipolar depression, mania and schizophrenia. Bipolar disorder is characterized by manic episodes of excitement or euphoria and depression. Schizophrenia is characterized by symptoms of hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not real) and delusions (wrong beliefs).

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's contains ‘quetiapine’ which is an antipsychotic drug. It acts by blocking dopamine, a hormone present in the brain responsible for the development of symptoms in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's also has effects on other neurotransmitters in the brain such as serotonin and its beneficial effects may be related to this as well. Altogether  Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's rebalances dopamine and serotonin to improve thinking, mood and behaviour.

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's is available in two dosage forms: oral tablet and injection. Common side-effects of Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's are dizziness, drowsiness, headache, dry mouth, abnormal muscle movements such as difficulty moving muscles, tremors and muscle stiffness,  change in cholesterol levels, weight gain, and decrease in haemoglobin (protein in blood that carries oxygen) levels. Additionally, in children and adolescents, swelling of breasts in boys and girls and production of breast milk (due to increase in prolactin hormone (helps in producing breast milk)) and irregular menstruation can be seen. Please do not stop taking Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's without your doctor’s advice as it may lead to withdrawal symptoms.

Do not take Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's if you are allergic to quetiapine or any other ingredients present in it. Before taking Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's, inform your doctor if you have problems associated with the liver, kidney or heart. Also, inform your doctor if you have any sleeping difficulties. It is not recommended for use in children under 18 years of age. Tell your doctor immediately if you develop suicidal thoughts or your depression worsens after taking Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's. Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's contains lactose, so it should not be given to people who are intolerant to some sugars. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's

Bipolar depression, mania, schizophrenia

Directions for Use

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's is available in two dosage forms: oral tablet and injection.Tablet: The doctor determines the dose and duration of the medicine. Swallow the medicines as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. You can take medicine with or without food. It is usually taken at bedtime when prescribed once a day and taken in the morning and bedtime when prescribed twice a day. Take the medication at a fixed time every day. Do not abruptly stop the medication even if your symptoms get better.Injection: Injection is given using a syringe by a healthcare professional only, so do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's may cause side-effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, headache, dry mouth, abnormal muscle movements such as difficulty moving muscles, tremors and muscle stiffness, altered cholesterol levels, weight gain and decrease in haemoglobin (protein in blood that carries oxygen) levels. Common side-effects seen in children and adolescents are swelling of breasts in boys and girls and production of breast milk (due to increase in prolactin hormone (helps in producing breast milk)), irregular menstruation, increased appetite, vomiting, increase in blood pressure and abnormal muscle movements. Do not stop taking Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's without your doctor’s advice. Discontinuation of Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's abruptly may lead to withdrawal symptoms such as insomnia (sleeplessness), feeling sick (nausea), headache, diarrhoea, being sick (vomiting), dizziness, irritability and development of suicidal thoughts. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the medicine by gradually reducing the dose.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's if you are allergic to quetiapine or any ingredients present in it. Before taking Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's, inform your doctor if you have low blood pressure, stroke, liver problems, seizures, diabetes, dementia (memory loss), alcohol or drug abuse, sleep apnea (a sleep disorder) and urinary retention. Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's contains lactose, so it should not be given to people with lactose intolerance. Do not abruptly stop taking the medication as it may cause withdrawal symptoms, especially suicidal thoughts in young adults.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Alcohol may worsen the condition and increase the risk of side-effects while using Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's.

  • Pregnancy

    Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's is a category C medicine. It should be used in pregnant women only when prescribed by a doctor.

  • Breast Feeding

    Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's should not be given to breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by a doctor.

  • Driving

    Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's may cause dizziness. So, it is not recommended to drive or operate heavy machinery when you take Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's.

  • Liver

    Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

  • Kidney

    Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Dose adjustments may be necessary.

Other Information (QUP0012)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's contains 'quetiapine' that works by blocking dopamine receptors in the brain. By inhibiting the synthesis of the dopamine hormone, there will be a decrease in the occurrence of symptoms in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar depression. Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's also has effects on other neurotransmitters in the brain such as serotonin and its beneficial effects may be related to this as well. Altogether Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's rebalances dopamine and serotonin to improve thinking, mood and behaviour.

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's increases blood pressure. So, it is advisable to monitor your blood pressure while taking Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's frequently.

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's may cause dizziness and may increase the risk of falls. So, stand up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's as it causes drowsiness.

The long-term use of Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's may cause potential side-effects such as tardive dyskinesia (uncontrolled movements of arms and legs), increased blood sugar, vision impairment, and weight gain. However, your doctor prescribes Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's for prolonged if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years. In children, it may cause potential side-effects such as swelling of breasts in boys and girls, irregular periods and weight gain.

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's

Qupin-Sr-200mg Tablet 10's

MRP: 157.00

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