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What is seroquel (quetiapine) used for?

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Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
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. 200-400 mg has been approved for bipolar depression. 600-800 mg is used for psychotic symptoms like paranoia or hallucinations
Answered on Nov 30, 2014

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
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
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
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Seroquel (quetiapine): A second generation antipsychotic by astra zeneca company, used to treat psychoses & bipolar do & as supplement in treating depression. It has ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Several: There are several other atypical antipsychotic medications that could be used -- including risperdal, geodon, (ziprasidone) abilify, and zyprexa.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
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Seroquel (quetiapine): Off label use, preferably by a certified child psychiatrist.
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