Seroquel also known as quetiapine is an antipsychotic drug. It is very portent drug that is used for the treatment of schizophrenia.
Seroquel (Quetiapine) changes the action of the various chemicals that are present in our brain.
Seroquel (Quetiapine) is used in treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorders.
This medicine can be taken with food or without food. Take it with a glass full of water. Swallow the tablet with a glass of water. Do not chew, break or crush the extended- release tablets. Do not take Seroquel (Quetiapine) in high doses. Take it just as recommended by your doctor. Do not use it for longer duration of time as it might cause movement disorders that can cause symptoms like uncontrollable movements of muscles and tremors.
Like all the other drugs, Seroquel (Quetiapine) too comes with a set of side- effects. Some of the side- effects are common and not very serious while there are some side-effects that can be serious. The common side- effects of Seroquel (Quetiapine) include:
There are some very serious side- effects of this drug too. They require immediate medical assistance. The serious side effects of Seroquel (Quetiapine) include:
If you are pregnant, you must consult your doctor before taking Seroquel (Quetiapine). If you are a lactating mother, you must discontinue the use of Seroquel (Quetiapine). It is contraindicated for the mother who breast- feed their child.
Trade brand and generic names of Quetiapine: Alzen, Apo-Quetiapine, Asicot, Ava-Quetiapine, CO Quetiapine, Dom-Quetiapine, ESQ, Gen-Quetiapine, Jamp-Quetiapine, Ketilept, Mylan-Quetiapine, Neutapin, Novo-Quetiapine, PHL-Quetiapine, Pincalm, PMS-Quetiapine, Pro-Quetiapine, Quel, Quel-SR, Quetiapine, Quetiapro, Quetiazic, Queticare, Quetidin, Qutace, Qutan, Qutipin, Q-Win, Ratio-Quetiapine, Riva-Quetiapine, Sandoz Quetiapine, Seroquel, Seroquel 4-Tage Startpackung, Seroquel IR, Seroquel Prolong, Seroquel XR, Seroquin, Sizoquit, Socalm, Teva-Quetiapine, Zym-Quetiapine.