quetiapine

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quetiapine

 [kwĕ-ti´ah-pēn]
a serotonin and dopamine antagonist used as the fumarate salt as an antipsychotic agent; administered orally.

quetiapine

/que·ti·a·pine/ (kwĕ-ti´ah-pēn) a serotonin and dopamine antagonist used as the fumarate salt as an antipsychotic.

quetiapine

(kwə-tī′ə-pēn′)
n.
An antipsychotic drug, C21H25N3O2S, that acts as an antagonist of multiple neurotransmitters including serotonin and norepinephrine and is used in its fumarate form to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

quetiapine

an antipsychotic/neuroleptic.
indications It is used in the treatment of psychotic disorders.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Life-threatening effects are seizures, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and tachycardia. Other adverse effects include extrapyramidal symptoms, pseudoparkinsonism, akathisia, dystonia, tardive dyskinesia, drowsiness, insomnia, agitation, anxiety, orthostatic hypotension, abdominal pain, dry mouth, rhinitis, rash, asthenia, back pain, fever, and ear pain. Common side effects include headache, dizziness, nausea, anorexia, and constipation.

quetiapine

A dibenzothiazepine antipsychotic drug used to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA. A brand name is Seroquel.
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Chinese pharmaceutical company Pharmadax Inc disclosed on Tuesday the receipt of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for generic equivalent of its first controlled-release product Seroquel XR (quetiapine fumarate) ER tablets, 50 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg and 400 mg.
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5 October 2011 - Anglo-Swedish pharma major AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN, STO:AZN) signed a settlement agreement with India-based Intas Pharmaceuticals and its arm Accord Healthcare over the patent infringement suit on its anti-psychotic drug Seroquel XR in the USA.
The tentatively-approved quetiapine fumarate extended-release tablets 50, 150, 200, 300 and 400 mg is the generic equivalent for the corresponding strengths of the branded product Seroquel XR sold in the US by Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals.
30 September 2011 - Anglo-Swedish pharma major AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN, STO:AZN) said late on Thursday it had agreed to settle a US patent infringement litigation regarding its anti-psychotic drug Seroquel XR against Handa Pharmaceuticals LLC.
Food and Drug Administration that the London-based company stop using a promotional letter for Seroquel XR - an extended release version of the medicine - that doesn't carry a diabetes warning.
Revenue in Europe was flat, with the impact of Seroquel XR declines, competitive pressure for Symbicort and loss of exclusivity for Seroquel IR, Atacand and Merrem.
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These data highlight the market potential for therapies approved to treat MDD patients with an inadequate response to SSRIs and/or SNRIs, such as Bristol-Myers Squibb/Otsuka's atypical antipsychotic Abilify and AstraZeneca's Seroquel XR, as well as emerging therapies targeting treatment-resistant MDD.
This can be attributed mainly to the expirations of patents for Eli Lilly's Cymbalta, Otsuka Pharmaceutical/Bristol-Myers Squibb's Ability and AstraZeneca's Seroquel XR.
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