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Please describe the medication: seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Vanja Kondev
Psychiatry 18 years experience
Seroquel (quetiapine): Atypical neuroleptic commonly used in the treatment of psychosis and mood disorders.
Dr. Brian Writer
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Antipsychotic: Seroquel (quetiapine) is a second generation antipsychotic. It is an approved medication treatment for scizophrenia, acute manic bipolar episodes, bipolar depressive episodes. It also comes in an extended release form (seroquel xr). Adverse effects include, but are not limited to, significant weight gain and adverse metabolic effects sugar/fat regulation.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Quetiapine: lt is a third generation antipsychotic used to treat psychoses & as adjunct tx for mood disorders. Can have sedative effects.

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A 28-year-old male asked:

Please describe the medication: quetiapine?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Quetiapine: Also called seroquel, (quetiapine) is a third generation antipsychotic used to treat psychoses & as adjunct tx for mood disorders. Can have sedative effects.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Can you please describe the negative side effects of seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Seroquel (quetiapine) OD: Seroquel (quetiapine) has a wide range of doses from as little as 25mg to over 1000mg that can be used safely. Some people are very sensitive and may od on doses that others need. It is a very potent sedating and anticholinergic med, & excess use may result in dry mouth, constipation, and irregular heart beats. Some people get very hungry and gain wt. All meds in class get blood sugars and lipids tests.
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