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Medication Brand Conversion - Quetiapine

posted Feb 28, 2018, 7:36 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Feb 28, 2018, 7:37 PM by Ho Ai Wui ]
6th February 2018 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 38/2017):
Name of Medication: Quetiapine Immediate Release 100 mg & 200 mg
Brand: Apo
Form: Tablet
Company: Apotex
Formulary Category: Special Formulary


UMMC's Pharmacy Department had received new stocks of Apo-Quetiapine 100 mg and 200 mg. This will be fully replacing the previous brand for Quetiapine, Seroquel XR.

Below are the suggested dose conversions when considering switching from Quetiapine Extended Release (XR) to the Immediate Release (IR) formulation: