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Seroquel xr for sleep aid

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See your doctor: Seroquel (quetiapine) has many possible uses. Not knowing the details of your specific clinical situation makes it difficult to give you a specific an... Read More
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 19 years experience
Dont: if you are uncomfortable with it then call your physician and talk about other options. seroquel (quetiapine) is not an inherently bad medication - it... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Antipsychotic: Useful for bipolar disorder and squizophrenia, seroquel (quetiapine) antagonizes serotonon and Dopamine receptores. Somnolence is a side efect useful ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
MEDICATION: Best to discuss medication with your Psychiatrist. If uncomfortable with your Dr. consult another for a second opinion. Have a physical exam by a Dr. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
It is sometimes : Prescribed off label for that purpose.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Drowsiness: It can make you very drowsy and possible affect your heart rate and rhythm. Do no mix these on your own.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Melatonin: Melatonin is the hormone that turns on the sleep cycle in our brain. Versions sold otc are very safe and fairly inexpensive and do not interact with o... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: Both medications can be combined as long as you are aware that the combination will make you sleepier.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 19 years experience
Something else: i'm not wild about using it just for sleep, however, it is likely that your physician is using it to augment your antidepressant AND help you sleep. t... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Are you asking how: To undo the sedative effect? I don't think your brain would like being treated like a ping pong ball. Taking one drug to fight the intended impact of ... Read More

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