Seroquel

Seroquel

QUETIAPINE

Availability: In stock

$0.24

Seroquel is a widely used oral drug for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depressive illness. Schizophrenia is a disorder in which thought, feeling, attitude change. In bipolar disorder, mood swings frequently. In depressive disorder patient feel guilt, lack of energy, and loss of hunger. This drug recommended for adult and children under the age of 10 to 13 years. 

Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
30 Tablets Seroquel 25mg - Generic $0.33 $10.00
90 Tablets Seroquel 25mg - Generic $0.28 $25.00
30 Tablets Seroquel 50mg - Generic $0.50 $15.00
90 Tablets Seroquel 50mg - Generic $0.33 $30.00
30 Tablets Seroquel 100mg - Generic $0.67 $20.00
90 Tablets Seroquel 100mg - Generic $0.39 $35.00
30 Tablets Seroquel 200 mg - Generic $0.83 $25.00
90 Tablets Seroquel 200 mg - Generic $0.44 $40.00
30 Tablets Seroquel 300mg - Generic $1.00 $30.00
90 Tablets Seroquel 300mg - Generic $0.50 $45.00

Details

Seroquel contains Quetiapine as an active chemical moiety. It belongs to the category of anti-psychotic drug. This drug shows its therapeutic effect by the change in the chemical neurotransmitter. This drug reveals its action by inhibiting the dopamine and serotonin receptor; result in decline the level of the neurotransmitter. This neurotransmitter is responsible for the nerve conduction. Imbalance of neurotransmitter is responsible for causing depression.

Indications of Seroquel

This drug is used for the management of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depressive disorder.

Contraindications of Seroquel

The use of this drug is contraindicated in enlisting medical condition:

  • In case of having any allergy to Seroquel or any of its component.
  • If you have taken treatment with monoamine oxidase inhibitor drug such as isocarboxide in last 14 days.
  • In case of any Blood disease.
  • Avoid intake during pregnancy or nursing mother.

Drug interactions of Seroquel

This drug may interact with other drugs, so avoid the intake of such drug while taking this drug:

  • Antihypertensive drugs, drugs used to treat blood pressure, such as Nifedipine, Amlodipine
  • Antibiotics drugs such as Erythromycin and Rifampicin.
  • Antiepileptic drug such as phenytoin, carbamazepine.
  • Anti-fungal drugs such as Ketoconazole and Itraconazole.
  • Anticonvulsant drug such as Carbamazepine and Phenytoin.
  • Antihistamines drug such as cetirizine and diphenhydramine.

Storage conditions of Seroquel

Should be stored below the 25 0C and protect it from direct heat and moisture.

Keep away from the sight of children or pet.

Dosage

  • In adult patients for the treatment of schizophrenia- The Maximum recommended dose is 750 mg per day.
  • The starting dose is 25 mg to 50 mg tablet two or three times in a day for two to three days and it may increase by 300 mg to 400 mg in a day after the 4th day of treatment.
  • For the patients of age (13 to 17 years) for the treatment of schizophrenia - the Starting dose of this tablet is 25mg twice in a day and this dose may increases 100mg a day after the 4th day of treatment. The maximum dose of this medicine is 800mg/day.
  • In adult patients for the treatment of bipolar mania-the Starting dose of this medicine is 100mg for the first day and then after it will increase 100 mg in each day for maximum four days. 800 mg is the maximum dose in a single day of this medicine.
  • For teenage patient(10 to17years) who is suffering from the bipolar mania- the initial dose of this tablet is 25mg twice a day and this dose may increases 100mg daily until the 4th day of after treatment. The maximum dose of this medicine is 600mg/day.
  • In adult patients for the treatment of bipolar depression-the first dose is 50mg to 100mg tablet once daily at the bedtime then this dose may increase 100mg daily until the 4th day of treatment. The maximum recommends dose of this tablet is 300mg.

What you do in case missed dose of Seroquel?

If you missed any dose of this medicine then you consume this dose immediately  for a better effect but you near the next dose then you take this medicine as per your schedule and avoid double dose.

What you do in case Overdose of Seroquel?

Do not take overdose of this medicine because its overdose symptoms include drowsy, dry mouth, sleepy, dizzy or have fast heart beats, runny nose.

Side effects

Some serious side effects include lack of coordination, consciousness, marked drowsiness, bleeding, frequent fever, fainting. Some common side effects include feeling sleepy, weakness, and weight gain, dry mouth indigestion blurred vision swelling of hands, increased appetite, feeling weak.

Precaution

  • Don’t share your drug with others. This is for you only.
  • Do not take any other drug that cause drowsy while you are taking it.
  • Limit the intake of alcohol while taking this drug as it may cause you sleepy.
  • Avoid intake of grapefruit juice.