A 23-year-old male asked:
what are other strong medicine besides seroquel (quetiapine) to sleep? i take 200mg of seroquel (quetiapine) gained weight i had a sleep study as a child i tried trazadone
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Jacobson answered
39 years experience Psychiatry
Need antipsychotic : For your sleep it would be nice to use an antipsychotic other than seroquel, however, if the seroquel is working, you have to weigh the risk/ benefit ratio of possible relapse.It is hard to recommend something without knowing your formal diagnosis. In general, the more sedating an antipsychotic is, the more prone to weight gain it can be. Discuss saphris (asenapine) with your doc. It is sedating, but less wt.
Answered on Oct 21, 2013
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