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Is it safe to take melatonin with seroquel

A female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: it should be ok to use them together.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Melatonin/Seroquel: Adding Melatonin as needed for sleep, is ok.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sedatives ...: Possibly safe. Whenever I'm asked about "natural" supplements (unless they're professional grade brands - such as Thorne) keep in mind that they're no... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sleep problems: Dear woodchuck, please let your prescribing physician know about this. I see you have taken antihistamines - if you use them for sleep there is a sign... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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41 years experience
Why every other?: When i taper patients i lower the dose by 25 mg a night when they hit 100 mg. Talk to your doctor. I don't know why you were on seroquel (quetiapine) ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 37 years experience
First and foremost: do not discontinue Seroquel (quetiapine) without discussing this with your prescribing physician, That said, 3 mg of Melatonin is a reasonable startin... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Seroquel, sertraline and trazodone all together for a 71 year-old patient is a heavy regimen. What condition are you treated for? Melatonin is just a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Not considered safe: Authorities widely caution against it saying it "may increase risk of developmental disorders." no one knows for sure becuase no one gives meds to pre... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 20 years experience
Safe together: Those medicines are safe together and should not interfere with each other. Most people use between 1 to 5 milligrams of melatonin at a time. I norm... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 26 years experience
Yes: No problem. Mind you it's not an fda approved medication, it is considered a supplement.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Melatonin is best avoided if one takes steroids, immunosuppressants, and sedatives. But there is no problem with antibiotics.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Cipralex ; Melatonin: There are no interactions known between cipralex (escitalopram) and melatonin. Effective dosage of melatonin ranges from .3mg to 5 mg. I don't recom... Read More
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