Quetiapine

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Quetiapine fumarate
IUPAC name: 2-[2-(4-dibenzo [b,f ] [1,4]thiazepin-11-yl-1-piperazinyl)ethoxy]-ethanol fumarate
Synonyms: Quetiapine
Formula: C42H50N6O4S2•C4H4O4

 Uses: antipsychotic agent

 Properties:

 Hazards: see side effects & drug interactions

Mass (g/mol): CAS #:
883.11


Quetiapine, typically sold in the fumarate salt form depicted at right, is a medication that is a second generation antipsychotic agent. It's mechanism of action in the treatment of schizophrenia is unknown, although dopamine and serotonin antagonism is suspected.