FAQs ABOUT QUEL SR 200MG
Can QUEL SR 200MG be taken by an elderly person with dementia?
QUEL SR 200MG 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 SR 200MG or not.
What are the common side effects of QUEL SR 200MG?
QUEL SR 200MG 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 SR 200MG.
Can QUEL SR 200MG cause weight gain?
Yes. You may gain weight after taking QUEL SR 200MG. 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 SR 200MG.
How to take QUEL SR 200MG?
Take QUEL SR 200MG as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. QUEL SR 200MG should be taken at least one hour before meals or prior to bedtime.
Is QUEL SR 200MG safe to use in pregnancy?
QUEL SR 200MG 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 SR 200MG during their pregnancy.
Can QUEL SR 200MG be used in children?
No. QUEL SR 200MG 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 SR 200MG.
What should I do if I forget to take a dose of QUEL SR 200MG?
If your forgot to take a dose of QUEL SR 200MG, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of QUEL SR 200MG, skip the missed one and take the regular dose. Do not take a double dose of QUEL SR 200MG to compensate the missed dose.
Can I stop taking QUEL SR 200MG on my own?
Do not alter or discontinue the daily dose of QUEL SR 200MG after feeling better without consulting your doctor. Take QUEL SR 200MG 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 SR 200MG suddenly.
Can I drive a car after using QUEL SR 200MG?
Do not drive or travel after taking QUEL SR 200MG as you may experience drowsiness or blurred vision after taking QUEL SR 200MG which may hamper your responses and to lead to accidents.
Can I use QUEL SR 200MG without consulting a doctor?
No. QUEL SR 200MG 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 SR 200MG for you depending upon your age, body condition and severity of the disease condition.