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

(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

A dibenzothiazepine antipsychotic drug used to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA. A brand name is Seroquel.
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Additionally, paliperidone 1.5 mg/day and quetiapine 800 mg/day also exhibited a statistically nonsignificant increase in prolactin levels when compared to placebo.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of quetiapine over a 3-year period in the community psychiatric clinics of the Sedibeng district of Gauteng, where the extended-release (XR) form of quetiapine has been available.
The severe symptomatology, a previous similar episode, and the two drugs present in blood and urine samples prompted to ask for a segmental hair testing with the high suspicion of chronic non accidental administration by the mother of methylphenidate, sertraline and quetiapine administered also to his treated brother.
Subjects were assigned in alternate group according to the serial number of attendance into olanzapine (n = 20) and quetiapine (n = 20) groups.
Another study to determine whether quetiapine plus naltrexone is more effective than naltrexone alone for the treatment of alcohol-dependent patients, a double-blind, randomized clinical trial where eligible alcohol-dependent patients were randomized to receive naltrexone (50mg/day) plus quetiapine (25-200mg/day) or naltrexone (50mg/day) plus placebo for 12 weeks, and afterwards patients received naltrexone alone during 4 additional weeks, it was found that there were no statistically significant differences for any primary drinking outcomes between treatment groups.
Under treatment with lithium 900 mg/day, he experienced two manic episodes with psychotic features that recovered with quetiapine augmentation (with a dosage adjustment of 100-800 mg/day) between the 2001 and 2004.
Initially, we choosed quetiapine for his manic symptoms.
Most of the evidence pointed to a suicide - but a higher than normal dose of the drug Quetiapine found in Mr Swan's body might have affected his judgment, said South Northumberland coroner Eric Armstrong.