KETILEPT® (Quetiapine, Seroquel) is an antipsychotic medicine used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder). It works by changing the actions of dopamine in the brain. Ketilept produces a selective reduction of dopamine activity in the brain, and maintains its optimum level. Overactivity of dopamine causes different psychotic disorders. Ketilept is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and major depressive disorders.
- Treat Acute and Chronic Psychoses Including Schizophrenia.
- Eradicate Acute Manic Episodes of Bipolar Disorder.
- Cure Depressive Episodes of Bipolar Disorder.
GUARANTEE & EXPIRY DATE
100% Original pharmacy product from Hungarian Egis Pharmaceuticals PLC.
All packs are air tight sealed and expire up to 10.2022.
Ketilept is an antipsychotic (neuroleptic) containing Quetiapine as an active substance. It has a higher affinity for serotonin 5-HT2-receptor than for the dopamine D1- and D2-receptors in the brain. It also exhibits a high affinity for histamine and beta 1-adrenoceptors and lower for beta 2-adrenoceptors. Ketilept selectively reduce the activity A10 mesolimbic dopaminergic neurons compared to A9 nigrostriatal neurons involved in motor function. Antipsychotic effects of Ketilept is achieved by blocking dopamine D2-receptors and as a result reducing dopaminergic neurotransmission in the mesolimbic pathway. It is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorders. Further read: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quetiapine.
INSTRUCTIONS & DOSAGE
Active substance: quetiapine 200mg.
Excipients: cellulose microcrystalline, lactose monohydrate, sodium carboxymethyl starch, povidone, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, triacetin, macrogol, lactose monohydrate, titanium dioxide, hypromellose
Ketilept should be taken orally with or without food.
Adults: the total daily dose for the first 4 days of therapy is 50mg (day 1), 100mg (day 2), 200mg (day 3) and 300mg (day 4). From the 4th day, the usual effective daily dose is 300mg. Depending on the clinical effect and tolerability in each patient, the dose may be ranged from 150mg to 750mg/day.
Children and adolescent: safety and efficacy of Ketilept has not been established.
Patients with renal or hepatic insufficiency: recommended starting dose is 25mg/day and then to increase the dose every 25-50mg to achieve an effective dose.
Store in dry place at room temperature. Do not exceed storage temperature higher than 25 degrees Celcius. Keep away from direct sunlight. Keep locked and away from children.
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