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Beta Blocker Metoprolol Quetiapine Seroquel
Should be OK: There are no drug interactions. Seroquel (quetiapine) can cause orthostatic hypotension (fainting when you stand up suddenly) and metoprolol could worsen that effect. So caution is advised. First few days after starting or increasing a medication be careful about sitting and standing up slowly. And make sure all your doctors know about all your medications. ...Read more
Quetiapine (brand seroquel) is classified as an atypical antipsychotic medication. It is fda approved to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and as an adjunct with antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder. Serious side effects include tardive dyskinesia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and metabolic syndrome with weight gain, risk of ...Read more
Hi im on metoprolol 25mg and take quetiapine 25mg when I can't sleep. I have atril fib and just want to make sure its safe?
YES: Do not take these medications at the same time. ...Read more
Seroquel (quetiapine): Seroquel (quetiapine) is an "atypical antipsychotic". It tends to be sedating but is effective for a variety of psychiatric conditions including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression (here typically as an add-on treatment). It is often prescribed for uses other than the official indications, such as for insomnia, controlling agitation, and for severe anxiety. It has many possible side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seroquel (quetiapine): Oversedation and wt. Gain are common.Get a more detailed answer ›
It is antipsychotic:
Quetiapine (seroquel) is a short-acting atypical antipsychotic approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and along with an antidepressant to treat major depressive disorder.
Very common adverse effects include dry mouth, dizziness, headache and somnolence (drowsiness). Other are high blood pressure, orthostatic hypotension, high pulse rate and high blood cholesterol. ...Read more
Seroquel (quetiapine): Depends on how long u have been on seroquel (quetiapine) and how many pounds gained. Most likely, with life style changes, u would drop the extra pounds gained, but word of caution, do not stop seroquel (quetiapine) without consulting your prescribing doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discontinuing med: It is recommended to discuss with your doctor/prescriber before discontinuing a medication. If/when you do this, it is recommended to taper/slowly lower the dose over several days at a time especially if you are taking a higher dose of the medication. Your doctor may be able to offer you an alternative medication that is better suited for you. ...Read more
Yep: I assume this is the first dose you've taken? Seroquel (quetiapine) can definitely cause grogginess for a while and the time depends on the patient. This side effect usually wears off as your body adjusts to the medication. If it is unmanageable you can talk to your doctor about lowering the dose and tapering up slowly. ...Read more
Is there a generic for seroquel (quetiapine)? And if there is when would it be available for the public.
I am looking for a generic for seroquel (quetiapine). I believe it is serez. Is it as effective and safe?
Generally yes: Generics have been shown to vary in their absorption from the brand - try it and find out and if you begin to have problems report them to your doctor. ...Read more
Antipsychotics: Other medications considered in the same class include: Zyprexa/olanzapine, Risperdal/risperidone, Geodon/ziprasidone, Abilify/aripiprazole, Latuda/lurasidone. They all have some common properties but can be very different in their effect from one person to the next. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not conventional UDS: Quetiapine is not commonly checked in urine drug profiles. At times quetiapine can cause false positive results for narcotics like Methadone although this is rare. However, if you are surreptitiously taking quetiapine to either abuse it directly or to help you sleep after using substances of abuse then refraining from doing so would be important to protect your health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nausea and others: Dizziness, nausea, drowsiness, tiredness, constipation. Weight gain, increased blood sugar levels leading to diabetes, involuntary movements of lips, tongue, mouth, limbs (tardive dyskinesia) , increased amount of prolactin hormone which can cause men to develop breasts and women to produce breast milk. Sudden death in elderly has also been reported. ...Read more
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. ...Read more