Other medicines not listed above may also interact with quetiapine.
You must tell the doctor that you are taking quetiapine.
Continue to take quetiapine even if you feel well.
Frequency based on adverse event reports of bradycardia and related events in all clinical trials with quetiapine. Due to lack of robust data, a decision must be made whether to discontinue breast-feeding or to discontinue quetiapine therapy taking into account the benefit of breast-feeding for the child and the benefit of therapy for the woman.
For the treatment of manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder, Quetiapine should be administered twice a day. Includes restrictions on co-administration, contraindicated populations, and more.
The extended-release form is also approved as an add-on for depression. The incidence of reciprocal, potentially clinically significant shifts of both T 3 or T 4 and TSH in these trials were rare, and the observed changes in thyroid hormone levels were not associated with clinically symptomatic hypothyroidism.
The AUC and C max for the active metabolite, norquetiapine, were higher, approximately 62 and 49 in children 10-12 years , respectively and 28 and 14 in adolescents 13-17 years , respectively, compared to adults.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
In some children and adolescents, treatment with an antidepressant increases suicidal thinking or actions.
It may cause drowsiness, dizziness or sleepiness in some people and affect alertness.
Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Examples of these drugs include phenytoin, carbamazepine, rifampin, or St. The usual recommended starting dose for depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder is 50 mg once daily on day one, 100 mg once daily on day two, 200 mg once daily on day three, and 300 mg once daily on day four and onwards. No more than 400 mg twice daily should be taken as the safety of higher doses has not been established.