FAQs ABOUT QUEL 25MG
Can QUEL 25MG be taken by an elderly person with dementia?
QUEL 25MG 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 QUEL 25MG or not.
What are the common side effects of QUEL 25MG?
QUEL 25MG 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 effect worsens. Also, inform your doctor immediately if your mood becomes excessively depressed along with thoughts of self-harming or killing after taking QUEL 25MG.
Can QUEL 25MG cause weight gain?
Yes. You may gain weight after taking QUEL 25MG. 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 QUEL 25MG.
How to take QUEL 25MG?
Take QUEL 25MG as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. QUEL 25MG should be taken at least one hour before meals or prior to bedtime.
Is QUEL 25MG safe to use in pregnancy?
QUEL 25MG 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 QUEL 25MG during their pregnancy.
Can QUEL 25MG be used in children?
No. QUEL 25MG 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 QUEL 25MG.
What should I do if I forget to take a dose of QUEL 25MG?
If your forgot to take a dose of QUEL 25MG, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of QUEL 25MG, skip the missed one and take the regular dose. Do not take a double dose of QUEL 25MG to compensate the missed dose.
Can I stop taking QUEL 25MG on my own?
Do not alter or discontinue the daily dose of QUEL 25MG after feeling better without consulting your doctor. Take QUEL 25MG 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 QUEL 25MG suddenly.
Can I drive a car after using QUEL 25MG?
Do not drive or travel after taking QUEL 25MG as you may experience drowsiness or blurred vision after taking QUEL 25MG which may hamper your responses and to lead to accidents.
Can I use QUEL 25MG without consulting a doctor?
No. QUEL 25MG should be used only under medical supervision and after thorough mental assessment. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy with QUEL 25MG for you depending upon your age, body condition and severity of the disease condition.