A 19-year-old female asked:
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i take 50mg of seroquel (quetiapine) every night. ever since i began taking it i have had extremely vivid dreams. is this normal?

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Dr. Marc Kundler
Specializes in Psychiatry
Seroquel=vivid dream: Hi catha, seroquel (quetiapine) does cause vivid dreaming and is generally nothing to worry about.
Answered on Apr 4, 2014
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Can be: Yes, it can cause vivid dreaming. It tends to delay rem which means that you are more likely to dream with dream recall upon awakening. This is not to say that you dream more but the dreams will have more reality. Generally not dangerous but can be frustrating.
Answered on Sep 25, 2016
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