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Latuda Vs Seroquel
It depends: It depends on what's happening with you at the current time. Both seroquel and Latuda (lurasidone) are good antipsychotics, but seroquel has the official fda indication as monotherapy for bipolar mania. Latuda (lurasidone) does not have this, but does have official fda indication as monotherapy for bipolar depression (seroquel has this also). Please talk with your psychiatrist about your specific case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No -an antipsychotic: Seroquel, or quetiapine, is a second generation antipsychotic used to treat schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders and bipolar disorder. It has been shown to be helpful in treating bipolar depression as well. It is not an anticonvulsant. If anything, it has the risk of lowering the seizure threshhold and making someone slightly more susceptible to seizures. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Seroquel (quetiapine) XR: The xr in seroquel (quetiapine) xr means extended release. This causes the medication to be released in smaller amounts throughout a prolonged period. In doing so, the desired effect of medicine is kept at a stable level thorughtout the period that it is supposed to last. ...Read more
What is a safer combination latuda (lurasidone) with tegretol or latuda (lurasidone) with lamictal (racing thoughts)?
Hard to say for sure: One has to see what works best for them; that is the only way to really know. Except for the rare possibility of serious rash, i think Lamictal is safer than tegretol. I would prefer the combination of Lamictal and latuda, (lurasidone) but one must try one med first, see how it works for them, and then add the next one if another drug seems necessary. Talk with your doctor and don't obsess about it! ...Read more
Low for both: At low dose surprisingly little. If you have a problem with either one tell your doctor and they will make adjustments or point you in the right direction in terms of workup for concomitant issues. ...Read more
Akathisia: Akathisia occurs in up to 22% with Latuda & is dose-related. Akathisia/akathisia events occur in up to 27% with Zyprexa. Akathisia occurs most often at a Zyprexa dose of 15 mg/day. Rate for Fanapt is 1% to 10%. Rate for Saphris is 1% to 10%. This data was obtained from the Drugs. Com website. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do any of these drug combinations work? Prozac abilify, (aripiprazole) Prozac zyprexa, wellbutrin zyprexa, for schizophrenia.
Abilify/Strattera: As prescribed, can be synergistic.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tried geodon, (ziprasidone) risperdal, abilify, haldol, seroquel, zyprexa and dislike all them. For paranoid schizophrenia. Dont like insomnia, akathisisa, weightga
Talk w/psychiatrist: You have not asked a question here, but have expressed your displeasure with some of the available antipsychotic medications for your illness. Please discuss this with your own psychiatrist, as there are still other options available. Paranoid schizophrenia is a serious illness and does need treatment. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is better for borderline personality disorder, prozac, Paxil cr, Effexor (venlafaxine) XR or wellbutrin?
No specific med: There is no specific medication approved to treat borderline personality disorder and there is no specific medication that is considered better than others off-label either. It is a question of working with your doctor to treat your symptoms and figuring what works best for you. Sorry, i wish i had an easier answer for you-- good luck! ...Read more