Quetiapina

quetiapina

What is quetiapina used for?

Las tabletas de quetiapina se pueden usar como parte de un programa de tratamiento para el trastorno bipolar y la esquizofrenia en niños y adolescentes. La quetiapina se encuentra en una clase de medicamentos llamados antipsicóticos atípicos. Funciona al cambiar la actividad de ciertas sustancias naturales en el cerebro.

What are the symptoms of a quetiapina?

La quetiapina puede ocasionar efectos secundarios. Informe a su médico si cualquiera de estos síntomas o los que se enumeran en la sección PRECAUCIONES ESPECIALES son fuertes o no desaparecen: mareos, sensación de inestabilidad, o dificultad para mantener el equilibrio dolor en las articulaciones, espalda, cuello u orejas

Is quetiapina approved by the FDA?

La quetiapina no está aprobada por la Administración de Medicamentos y Alimentos (Food and Drug Administration, FDA) para el tratamiento de problemas conductuales en adultos mayores que padecen de demencia.

Can quetiapina help treat Trastorno Bipolar disorder?

Además, las tabletas de quetiapina y las tabletas de liberación prolongada se utilizan con otros medicamentos para prevenir episodios de manía o depresión en los pacientes con trastorno bipolar. Las tabletas de liberación prolongada de quetiapina también se utilizan junto con otros medicamentos para tratar la depresión.

What is quetiapine?

What is quetiapine? Quetiapine (Seroquel, Seroquel XR) is a second-generation or atypical antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression. Quetiapine is thought to work by helping to restore the balance of certain chemical messengers or neurotransmitters in the brain, which improves mood, thinking and behavior.

What kind of drug is quetiapine for schizophrenia?

Standard-release tablets and prolonged-release tablets. Quetiapine belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotics. It may have been prescribed for you to relieve the symptoms of schizophrenia or, alternatively, for a mood disorder such as mania or depression.

What happens if you take quetiapine with other medications?

Your blood pressure may be lowered even more. Increased side effects from quetiapine: Taking quetiapine with certain medications raises your risk of side effects from quetiapine. This is because the amount of quetiapine in your body may be increased. If you take these drugs with quetiapine, your doctor may decrease your quetiapine dosage.

How effective is quetiapine for treating major depressive disorder?

Quetiapine is effective when used by itself and when used along with other medications in major depressive disorder (MDD). However, sedation is often an undesirable side effect.

Is quetiapine FDA approved?

Trade NDA FDA Approval Pediatric Sponsor name name Date Indications Quetiapine Tablet, Oral Seroquel 020639 September 26, Schizophrenia AstraZeneca

Can quetiapine be used to treat bipolar disorder?

In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved quetiapine for the treatment of schizophrenia and of acute manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder (bipolar mania) and for treatment of bipolar depression.

When was quetiapine XR approved for treatment of major depression?

In 2009, quetiapine XR was approved as adjunctive treatment of major depressive disorder. Quetiapine received its initial indication from U.S. FDA for treatment of schizophrenia in 1997. In 2004, it received its second indication for the treatment of mania-associated bipolar disorder.

What is quetiapine used for?

Quetiapine is FDA approved for schizophrenia, acute manic episodes, and adjunctive treatment for major depressive disorder. There is FDA indication through three 6-week trials and one 6-week trial for schizophrenia in adults and adolescents ages 13 to 17.  The first trial showed that in adults, the maximal effect occurred at 300 mg per day.

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