A 23-year-old male asked:
I've taken 100mg seroquel (quetiapine) for a month and have begun tapering off by 12.5mg how long will the drug stay in my system after i stop taking it fully?
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Specializes in Psychiatry
4.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pain Management 36 years experience
1.5 days: Half-life of seroquel (quetiapine) is 7 hours. It takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 5*7/24= aprox. 1.5 days. Tapering down by 12.5 every 3 days is the safest way to discontinue any psychotropic medication.
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Last updated Jun 19, 2018
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