Syquet - All You Need To Know In 2021
1 December 2021

Syquet


What it is used for

Bipolar disorder. Adults = Maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder, as monotherapy, or in combination with lithium or sodium valproate, for the prevention of relapse/recurrence of manic, depressive or mixed episodes. = Treatment of depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder (see Dosage and Administration). = Treatment of acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder as monotherapy or in combination with lithium or sodium valproate.,Children/adolescents aged 10 to 17 years,= Monotherapy treatment of acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder,Schizophrenia. (Adults and adolescents aged 13 to 17 years) = Treatment of schizophrenia.


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems


How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.


Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient quetiapine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.


Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.


Visual appearance

White coloured, capsule shape, biconvex film coated tablets, debossed with ‘QTP’ on one side and ‘300’ on the other side.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia


Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2020. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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