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Generic Seroquel is an oral, antipsychotic medication. This medication works by stabilizing unbalanced chemicals in the brain. This medication also helps to alter the actions of certain chemicals inside the brain. Quetiapine Fumarate may also be described as a psychotropic medication. It is recommneded by medical experts to consult your health care professional.
Before you take this medication, you should know that this medication has several uses. Quetiapine Fumarate is administered to treat schizophrenia in the case of adults. Children who are aged 13 and above may also be treated for schizophrenia with this antipsychotic medication. It can also be administered to help patients deal with bipolar disorder complications (also referred to as manic depression). Manic depression too can be treated in the case of adults as well as children who are at least 10 years. It is accurately combined with certain other antidepressant medications which have been approved by your health care professional, major depressive disorders in the case of adults only can be treated. Also you need to keep in mind that it is available as an extended – release medication (Seroquel – XR). However, this form of the medication must only be administered to adults who are 18 years and above.
How to use :
You can get it in the form of tablets with strengths of 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg and 400 mg. However, you should remember that this medication is not to be taken in larger dosages or even for longer intervals of time than what has been prescribed by your health care professional. Increased dosages or extended usage of this medicine can gradually lead to health complications. It must ideally be taken with a full glass of water. You must swallow this tablet whole; either with or even without food. Do not crush, break or chew this medication. However, if you are still uncertain as to how you should take this antipsychotic medication, consult your health care professional. Antipsychotic drugs, this medicine might cause patients to display falsely positive drug – screen test results. If you are taking this medication and need to provide urine samples for these tests, inform the laboratory staff that you are on a prescribed course of Quetiapine Fumarate.
Side Effects :
You should be aware that this medication causes a few side effects. Some of these side effects have been mentioned below. However, there is a chance that you might not experience some of these side effects or even all of them. Once you commence your Quetiapine Fumarate prescribed medication course, do not be alarmed if you experience any other side effects that have not been mentioned in the list below.
A few side effects caused by this particular medication have been mentioned below:
Please note that this antipsychotic medication will interact with a few other medications. You should write out a list of all the other medications as well as supplements which you are already taking. This will help your health care professional to provide appropriate guidance in regards to what medications should be combined and which ones should not be combined with Quetiapine Fumarate. You will not experience any uneasiness if the correct medication combinations are taken.
Generic Seroquel interacts with medications in the list mentioned below:
If you have accidentally taken an overdose of this medicine, call the local emergency services at 1-800-222-1222 or dial 911. You might experience certain overdose symptoms, like extreme drowsiness, lightheadedness, etc.
Once you started to take medication try to take your prescribed dosage on time. Take your missed dosage immediately when you remember it. But, if it is almost for your next scheduled dosage, skip the previous one. Do not take a double dosage of this medication.
Notes and Precautions:
First note that your health care professional must be made aware if you have ever had a past history of medical issues or even if you are suffering from the same at present. Some of these health issues might include kidney or liver complications; high blood pressure; thyroid complications; epilepsy; diabetes; etc.
Do not take Quetiapine Fumarate for any other purposes besides those which have been mentioned by your health care professional.
Quetiapine Fumarate Storage:
This type of medications must be stored at temperatures between 15 – 30 degrees C (59 – 86 degrees F).