200 Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of schizophrenia (a
mental disorder that can result in hallucinations or delusions and also
adversely affects a person’s ability to think and behave) and mania. It is also
used to treat bipolar disorders.
Q-Mind SR 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food.
However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to
maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this in the dose and
duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as
soon as you remember. It is important that this medication is not stopped
suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms. However,
discontinue this medicine immediately if you experience Neuroleptic malignant
syndrome (NMS), characterized by fever, muscle rigidity, and altered
consciousness or seizures.
Some common side effects of this medicine include headache,
dry mouth, and constipation. Initially, this medicine may cause a sudden drop
in blood pressure when you change positions, so it is better to rise slowly if
you have been sitting or lying down. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness,
so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how
this medicine affects you. This medicine may increase your weight but,
modifying your lifestyle by having a healthy diet and exercising regularly can
reduce this side effect.
You should be cautious while using this medicine as it may
increase the risk of developing diabetes, so it is better to monitor glucose
regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or
behavior, new or worsening depression, or suicidal thoughts while taking this