What is the white oval pill with LU on one side and Y19 on the other

Not Medical Advice: A white, capsule-shape pill with LU Y19 imprint has been identified as Quetiapine fumarate 300 mg.

Quetiapine is the generic name for Seroquel, an antipsychotic medicine. It belongs to the group of drug called atypical antipsychotics. This drug works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain. Quetiapine is used to treat bipolar disorder, insomnia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, generalized anxiety disorder and more.

In health buzz, antipsychotic medications are often used for in 'second-generation' form - that is, for unlabeled indications, such as treatment of children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Currently, atypical antipsychotic medications are FDA approved for use only in youth for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and irritability associated with autism. To date, no atypical antipsychotic agent has an FDA-labeled indication for use in behavioral disorders in children and adolescents. Find out more here.

Updated on Thursday, April 10 2014 at 10:33AM EDT
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