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Q-MIND SR 100 MG TABLET

Manufactured byTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsQuetiapine
Description

Q-MIND SR 100 MG TABLET is an antipsychotic medicine that is used in the treatment of schizophrenia and other mood disorders. Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly without informing your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Q-MIND SR 100 MG TABLET

  • Dizziness
  • Chills
  • Confusion
  • Blurred vision
  • Loss of balance control
  • Difficulty or painful urination
  • Irregular menstrual periods
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight gain
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Decreased appetite
  • Sneezing

Uses of Q-MIND SR 100 MG TABLET

What is it prescribed for?

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you are known allergic to Quetiapine or any other medicine belonging to the same class.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Suicidal thoughts

This medicine may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts. It should be used with caution and limited in patients with depression or suicidal tendencies.

Diabetes and Dyslipidemia

This medicine may increase the blood glucose levels and lipids levels in the body. Assess these parameters before initiation of the treatment and regular monitoring of these parameters is necessary.

Blood cells count

This medicine may reduce the blood cell count, especially WBC (neutrophils). Any symptoms of fever, weakness during the treatment should be reported to the doctor. Regular monitoring of blood cells count is necessary.

Tardive dyskinesia

This medicine may cause involuntary movements of tongue, lips, and face. Inform the doctor if you have these symptoms. Gradual dose reduction or discontinuation of the medicine should be considered.

Pediatric use

This medicine is not recommended for use in pediatrics less than 10 years due to the lack of safety and effectiveness. It is recommended to use this medicine in pediatrics above 10 years only under the supervision of a Qualified healthcare professional.

Discontinuation syndrome

Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like nausea, headache, diarrhea, dizziness, and irritability. Gradual dose reduction should be made under the doctor's supervision.

Driving or operating machine

This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.
Interaction with Medicine

Ketoconazole

Metformin

Tramadol

Antihypertensives

Disease interactions

Dementia

This medicine is not recommended for use in the patients with dementia-related psychosis as it increases the risk of heart diseases like heart failure and infectious diseases like pneumonia. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor as it may cause withdrawal symptoms.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
It works by binding to the receptors and inhibits the release of the chemical substances that cause psychotic symptoms.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Atypical antipsychotics

Schedule

Schedule H

Quetiapine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 5 February 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01224

Quetiapine [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 5 February 2020]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Quetiapine
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Information on this page was last updated on 24 Feb 2020

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