Quetiapine is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Quetiapine doesn't cure these conditions, but is used to help ease the symptoms and help you on your recovery path.
- It can help symptoms such as mania of bipolar disorder, the experience of hearing voices (hallucinations), ideas that distress you and don't seem to be based in reality (delusions), and difficulty in thinking clearly (thought disorder). It can also help with the depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder.
- Quetiapine belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotics. Read more about antipsychotic medicines and how they work.