FAQs ABOUT QUTIWEL SR 400MG
Can QUTIWEL SR 400MG be taken by an elderly person with dementia?
QUTIWEL SR 400MG 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 QUTIWEL SR 400MG or not.
What are the common side effects of QUTIWEL SR 400MG?
QUTIWEL SR 400MG 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 QUTIWEL SR 400MG.
Can QUTIWEL SR 400MG cause weight gain?
Yes. You may gain weight after taking QUTIWEL SR 400MG. 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 QUTIWEL SR 400MG.
How to take QUTIWEL SR 400MG?
Take QUTIWEL SR 400MG as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. QUTIWEL SR 400MG should be taken at least one hour before meals or prior to bedtime.
Is QUTIWEL SR 400MG safe to use in pregnancy?
QUTIWEL SR 400MG 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 QUTIWEL SR 400MG during their pregnancy.
Can QUTIWEL SR 400MG be used in children?
No. QUTIWEL SR 400MG 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 QUTIWEL SR 400MG.
What should I do if I forget to take a dose of QUTIWEL SR 400MG?
If your forgot to take a dose of QUTIWEL SR 400MG, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose of QUTIWEL SR 400MG, skip the missed one and take the regular dose. Do not take a double dose of QUTIWEL SR 400MG to compensate the missed dose.
Can I stop taking QUTIWEL SR 400MG on my own?
Do not alter or discontinue the daily dose of QUTIWEL SR 400MG after feeling better without consulting your doctor. Take QUTIWEL SR 400MG 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 QUTIWEL SR 400MG suddenly.
Can I drive a car after using QUTIWEL SR 400MG?
Do not drive or travel after taking QUTIWEL SR 400MG as you may experience drowsiness or blurred vision after taking QUTIWEL SR 400MG which may hamper your responses and to lead to accidents.
Can I use QUTIWEL SR 400MG without consulting a doctor?
No. QUTIWEL SR 400MG should be used only under medical supervision and after thorough mental assessment. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy with QUTIWEL SR 400MG for you depending upon your age, body condition and severity of the disease condition.