Common "Quetiapine" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Quetiapine is used to treat psychosis. This atypical antipsychotic is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and related maniac episodes. They are contraindicated in small children and adolescents due to the cause of suicidal thoughts and psychosis due to dementia, as they were found to cause death in elderly patients. Side effects include weight gain, joint pain, increased appetite, dizziness, constipation, vomiting, headache, enlarged breasts in males, reduced sexual desire, etc.

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Can I take the tablet MK-677 along with Fluphenazine and SDZ-Quetiapine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently taking the tablet Fluphenazine and SDZ-Quetiapine XR. I was wondering if I could take the tablet MK-677 (Ibutamoren). How long do I have to wait before taking it after my first two medications? I would like to know about drug interactions.  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to Quetiapine stays in the blood for six to seven hours, whereas Fluphenazine stays in the blood for at least 12 to 16 hours, but it varies from person to person. If one consumes Fluphenazine tablet within six hours of Quetiapine tablet consumption, it will have some ad...  Read Full »

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