Seroquel 400 mg Tablets
Seroquel® (quetiapine fumarate) is an atypical antipsychotic medication approved for the treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. It is available by prescription only and comes in the form of tablets.
Seroquel tablets are available in the following strengths:
- Seroquel 25 mg tablets
- Seroquel 50 mg tablets
- Seroquel 100 mg tablets
- Seroquel 200 mg tablets
- Seroquel 300 mg tablets
- Seroquel 400 mg tablets.
The recommended starting dosage for schizophrenia treatment is 25 mg, taken twice a day. Generally, your healthcare provider will increase your dose quickly within a few days, up to 400 mg (taken in two or three smaller doses per day).
The dose of Seroquel for bipolar disorder varies, depending on the particular type of bipolar disorder. The recommended starting dose for bipolar depression is 50 mg, taken once daily at bedtime. Your healthcare provider will generally increase your dose quickly within a few days.
For bipolar mania, the recommended starting dose is 50 mg, taken twice a day. In general, your healthcare provider will increase your dose quickly within a few days, if needed, up to a maximum of Seroquel 400 mg tablets (one tablet, twice daily).
(Click Seroquel Dosage to find out what the maintenance dose is for ongoing bipolar disorder treatment and for a list of tips and precautions for using this particular medication.)