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Quetiapine
Indications
Schizophrenia
Dose/Application
Schizophrenia, over 18 years, 25 mg twice daily on day 1, 50 mg twice daily on day 2, 100 mg twice daily on day 3, 150 mg twice daily on day 4, then adjusted according to response, usual range 300–450 mg daily in 2 divided doses; max. 750 mg daily; elderly initially 25 mg daily as a single dose, increased in steps of 25–50 mg daily in 2 divided doses. Treatment of mania in bipolar disorder, over 18 years, 50 mg twice daily on day 1, 100 mg twice daily on day 2, 150 mg twice daily on day 3, 200 mg twice daily on day 4, then adjusted according to response in steps of up to 200 mg daily to max. 800 mg daily; usual range 400–800 mg daily in 2 divided doses; elderly initially 25 mg daily as a single dose, increased in steps of 25–50 mg daily in 2 divided doses. Treatment of depression in bipolar disor- der, over 18 years, 50 mg once daily [at bedtime] onday1,100mgoncedailyonday2,200mg once daily on day 3, 300 mg once daily on day 4; adjust according to response, usual dose 300 mg once daily, max. 600 mg daily. Prevention of mania and depression in bipolar disorder, over 18 years, continue at the dose effective for treat- ment of bipolar disorder and adjust to lowest effective dose; usual range 300–800 mg in 2 divided doses.
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Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Qutipin tabs 50mg 30 KES1200.00
Qutipin tabs 100mg 30 KES1,560.00
Qutipin tabs 200mg 30 KES2500.00
Qutipin tabs 300mg 30 KES2880.00
Quetiapine, by Metro tabs 25mg 60 KES450.00
Quetiapine, by Metro tabs 100mg 60 KES900.00
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