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Alaquet XL 300 mg prolonged-release tablets

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Last updated: 04 Sep 2020
Published: 04 Sep 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Alaquet XL is indicated for:

▪ treatment of Schizophrenia,

▪ treatment of bipolar disorder :

o For the treatment of moderate to severe manic episodes in bipolar disorder

o For the treatment of major depressive episodes in bipolar disorder

o For the prevention of recurrence of manic or depressed episodes in patients with bipolar disorder who previously responded to quetiapine treatment

▪ add-on treatment of major depressive episodes in patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) who have had sub-optimal response to antidepressant monotherapy (see section 5.1). Prior to initiating treatment, clinicians should consider the safety profile of quetiapine (see section 4.4).

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