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Seroquel

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Mathew
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Antipsychotic pill: It's an antipsychotic pill use to treat bipolar disease or schizophrenia. It works by blocking dopamine, serotonin (5-ht2) receptors.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Seroquel (quetiapine): A second generation antipsychotic by astra zeneca company, used to treat psychoses & bipolar do & as supplement in treating depression. It has sedativ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Seroquel: Seroquel is an atypical antipsychotic that is used for treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder & major depressive disorder.

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Hayes
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antipsychotic: Seraquel XR is an extended release version of a drug called quetiapine fumarate. It's in a class of drugs sometimes used to treat schizophrenia. It ca... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Seroquel-XR: Is extended release seroquel (quetiapine) given once daily.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Seroquel: Seroquel is an atypical antipsychotic that is used for treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder & major depressive disorder. Seroquel XR is th... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Blair
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Likely: Seroquel is commonly associated with weight gain. However, you can prevent significant weight gain by eating a low calorie diet and exercising regular... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Maybe gain weight.: Seroquel and similar medications have the potential to make people gain weight. Not a guarantee, but a possibility, yes.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nasky
Psychiatry 16 years experience
Most meds can be: Seroquel (quetiapine), (quetiapine) like all medications, has risks and benefits. All meds also have the potential for allergic or hypersensitivity re... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Seroquel (quetiapine): Seroquel (quetiapine) is a 2nd generation antipsychotic medication. It acts on Dopamine and serotonin receptors especially in the mesolimbic area of ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Writer
Psychiatry 16 years experience
Sometimes: Depends on the status of the underlying condition it's being used to treat as well as the type of work being performed. All medications are ultimately... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
psychiatry 20 years experience
Seroquel (quetiapine) XR: Seroquel (quetiapine) xr can work well for schizophrenia, bipolar, bipolar depression and adjunctive depression treatment. It can cause sedation so it... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Depends on dose: Up to 100 mg Seroquel (quetiapine) is primarily an antihistamine and sometimes used for insomnia or anxiety though these are not FDA approved uses. 20... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Depends: It is an atypical antipsychotic dose age range up to 800mg /day also sometimes used to help depression in bipolar disorder--often causes weight gain ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Several: Medicatins, especially those used in the Neuro and psychiatric field, have multiple uses, so Seroquel (quetiapine) is used to address Schizophrenia, B... Read More

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