Seroquel XR. 200 mg. 60 tablets
Seroquel XR belongs to a group of medicines called antipsohotitsi that improve symptoms of certain mental illnesses, such as hallucinations, bizarre and frightening thoughts, change your behavior, feelings of loneliness and confusion.
Seroquel XR can also be used to treat people with the disease affected the mood - a state of high spirits and excitement.
Seroquel XR. 200 mg. 60 tablets
WHAT IS SEROQUEL XR AND WHAT IT IS USED
Seroquel XR belongs to a group of medicines called antipsohotitsi that improve symptoms of certain mental illnesses , such as hallucinations, bizarre and frightening thoughts , change your behavior , feelings of loneliness and confusion.
Seroquel XR can also be used to treat people with the disease affected the mood - a state of high spirits and excitement. People with this disease have less need for sleep , more talkative are jump thoughts and ideas. It is also unusually irritable.
Seroquel XR is also applicable for the treatment of people with the disease affected the mood in which patients experience sadness, guilt , lack of energy , loss of appetite and / or can not sleep .
Your doctor may continue to prescribe Seroquel XR, when you feel better, to prevent recurrence of symptoms.
It may be in your favor to share with a friend, you suffer from these symptoms and ask them to read this leaflet.
Before taking Seroquel XR
Do not take Seroquel XR
- If you have ever had an allergic reaction to Seroquel XR or any of its ingredients
- If you use other drugs such as preparations for AIDS , some antifungal medications , some antibiotics and some medicines for depression
Therefore, before you start taking Seroquel XR , tell your doctor if treatment with any of the above mentioned drugs.
This product contains a sugar called lactose . If you know you have an intolerance to some sugars , tell your doctor before you start taking this medicine.
Pay special attention to Seroquel XR
Before taking your medicine , tell your doctor :
- If you have any health problems or a history of stroke , especially if you are elderly
- If you have liver problems
- If you have ever had seizures
- If you have diabetes or are at risk for developing diabetes .
- If you have had low white blood cell count
Seroquel XR should not be taken by elderly people with dementia and behavioral disorders due to the fact that it belongs to a group of medicines that may increase the risk of stroke or in some cases, the risk of death in this patient group .
If you suddenly stop taking Seroquel XR may experience nausea or vomiting or insomnia. Always follow your doctor's instructions on stopping your medication.
Approval of Seroquel XR with food and drink
Seroquel XR is not affected by food
If you drink alcohol , please tell your doctor before you start taking Seroquel XR
Grapefruit juice may interfere with treatment with Seroquel XR and therefore you should not drink .
Pregnancy and lactation
Before taking Seroquel XR, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or breast-feeding .
Driving and using machines
Your tablets may cause drowsiness . You should not drive or operate machinery until you know how you affect those tablets.
How to take Seroquel XR
Your doctor will determine your initial dose and how many tablets to take each day. This will depend on your condition and needs, but typically between 400 mg and 800 mg
Ask your doctor if you are unsure.
- You will take the tablets once daily
- Swallow the tablets whole with water
- Do not crush , chew , or crush
- Do not stop taking your tablets even if you feel better, unless your doctor tells you
Seroquel XR tablets are available in a variety of dosage forms , and each has a different color .
The same dose can be provided by different dose tablets , so do not be surprised if the color of the tablets is changing from time to time.
If you are elderly or have liver problems , your doctor may decide to give you a lower dose .
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Very common - headache, dry mouth , feeling of drowsiness, symptoms of discontinuation. These include nausea, vomiting , headache , diarrhea , insomnia, and irritability .
Common - rapid heartbeat , stuffy nose , constipation , indigestion, feeling faint , fainting , swelling of hands and feet , weight gain / mainly early in treatment / low blood pressure when you stand that you may make you feel dizzy or faint , high blood sugar , blurred vision
Uncommon - seizures, allergic reactions may include rash, swelling of the skin and swelling around the mouth , difficulty in swallowing , speech disorders and speech .
Rare - fever, prolonged sore throat or mouth ulcers , rapid breathing , sweating, stiff muscles , feeling of drowsiness and weakness , jaundice, priapism
Very rare - hepatitis , worsening of diabetes , uncontrolled movements, especially of the mouth, lips and tongue, severe rash , blisters or red spots on the skin , severe allergic reactions , which can cause difficulty breathing or shock, rapid swelling of the skin, usually around the eyes and lips and swelling of the lining around the neck .
Therapeutic class of drugs belonging to Seroquel XR, can cause heart rhythm problems - a serious condition that at exacerbation can be fatal .
Other side effects such as an increase in the amount of fat or sugar in the blood , or a reduction of certain types of blood cells can be established only when blood is the test . Therefore, your doctor may require you to do a blood test . Tell your doctor if you know that you had a low white blood cell count in the past.
You may have abnormal muscle movements , including difficulty initiating movement , tremors , restlessness, muscle stiffness without pain. If you have these symptoms contact your doctor.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :
What does Seroquel XR
- The active substance is quetiapine
- Excipients are hypromellose , lactose, magnesium stearate , microcrystalline cellulose , polyethylene glycol , sodium citrate , Titanium dioxide . The tablets of 50 mg, 200 mg and 300 mg also contain iron oxide .