FAQs ABOUT QPEN 50MG TABLET
Can QPEN 50MG TABLET be taken by an elderly person with dementia?
QPEN 50MG TABLET must be used with caution in elderly patients with dementia. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking. Your doctor will access your health condition and would decide whether you should take QPEN 50MG TABLET or not.
What are the common side effects of QPEN 50MG TABLET?
QPEN 50MG TABLET may increase your blood sugar or cholesterol levels. It may also cause dry mouth, constipation, dizziness, sleepiness, headache, or weight gain. Contact your doctor if any of these side effects worsens. Also, inform your doctor immediately if your mood becomes excessively depressed along with thoughts of self-harming or killing after taking QPEN 50MG TABLET.
Can QPEN 50MG TABLET cause weight gain?
Yes. You may gain weight after taking QPEN 50MG TABLET. Please keep a check on it by monitoring your weight, having healthy balanced diet, and exercising regularly. Inform your doctor if you gain weight excessively after taking QPEN 50MG TABLET.
How to take QPEN 50MG TABLET?
Take QPEN 50MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. QPEN 50MG TABLET should be taken at least one hour before meals or prior to bedtime.
Is QPEN 50MG TABLET safe to use in pregnancy?
QPEN 50MG TABLET is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor before taking. Studies have shown the onset of certain withdrawal symptoms (such as shaking, weakness, sleepiness, breathing problems and difficulty in feeding) in babies born to women taking QPEN 50MG TABLET during their pregnancy.
Can QPEN 50MG TABLET be used in children?
No. QPEN 50MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years of age due to increased side effects. Consult your doctor for advice before taking QPEN 50MG TABLET.
What should I do if I forget to take a dose of QPEN 50MG TABLET?
If your forgot to take a dose of QPEN 50MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of QPEN 50MG TABLET, skip the missed one and take the regular dose. Do not take a double dose of QPEN 50MG TABLET to compensate the missed dose.
Can I stop taking QPEN 50MG TABLET on my own?
Do not alter or discontinue the daily dose of QPEN 50MG TABLET after feeling better without consulting your doctor. Take QPEN 50MG TABLET for the stipulated duration mentioned by your doctor. You may experience headache, diarrhoea, vomiting, dizziness, irritability, nauseous or may be unable to sleep on stopping QPEN 50MG TABLET suddenly.
Can I drive a car after using QPEN 50MG TABLET?
Do not drive or travel after taking QPEN 50MG TABLET as you may experience drowsiness or blurred vision after taking QPEN 50MG TABLET which may hamper your responses and to lead to accidents.
Can I use QPEN 50MG TABLET without consulting a doctor?
No. QPEN 50MG TABLET should be used only under medical supervision and after a thorough mental assessment. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy with QPEN 50MG TABLET for you depending upon your age, body condition and severity of the disease condition.