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i take seroquel (quetiapine) to sleep it always gives me nightmares is there anything i can do to prevent the nightmares?

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Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience Psychiatry
See your Doctor: Nightmares and more commonly excessive vivid dream activity can be a side effect to medications acting on serotonin. If the medication can't be changed and something else tried, then prazocin (which is an old blood pressure medication) has been found helpful in these cases. Please see your doctor and discuss with him what is best for your particular situation. Good luck and feel better.
Answered on May 7, 2016
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