Medication Brand Conversion - Quetiapine

Post date: Mar 01, 2018 3:36:54 AM

6th February 2018 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 38/2017):

Brand: Apo

Form: Tablet

Company: Apotex

Formulary Category: Special Formulary

Name of Medication: Quetiapine Immediate Release 100 mg & 200 mg

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: