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Is the seroquel (quetiapine) good drug?

Is the seroquel (quetiapine) good drug?

Depends: It is an atypical antipsychotic dose age range up to 800mg /day also sometimes used to help depression in bipolar disorder--often causes weight gain & sedation. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Quetiapine (Definition)

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


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Is it possible to die from an overdose of seroquel(quetiapine)?

Is it possible to die from an overdose of seroquel(quetiapine)?

Seroquel (quetiapine): Seroquel (quetiapine) can increase the cardiac qtc interval causing heart attack and death
can also cause severe sedation, coma, head injury, falls etc. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could seroquel (quetiapine) show up on drug test?

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 more

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What are side effects of an overdose of seroquel (quetiapine)?

What are side effects of an overdose of seroquel (quetiapine)?

Seroquel (quetiapine) OD: Would cause lethargy, low blood pressure with a rapid heart rate, irregular heart beat, low potassium and can cause coma and death. These are effects of seroquel (quetiapine) od. Not sure what you mean by side effects? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Seroquel (quetiapine) overdose?

Depends: Very high dose -- "overdose"-- will cause a coma or blood pressure problems or cardiac problems. At lower doses it can make one too sleepy, as a common side effect. ...Read more

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Can there be any drugs I can take to counteract seroquel (quetiapine) side effects?

Sexual side effects: It is best not to add another medication to treat a side effect of a medication. However, if you are doing wonderfully on Seroquel (quetiapine) except for this side effect, some ideas include off-label use of low-dose Wellbutrin/bupropion or as-needed Periactin/cyproheptadine or as-needed Viagra/sildenafil if it is erectile dysfunction. You could try to lower the dose of Seroquel (quetiapine) as well. ...Read more

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How much seroquel (quetiapine) and mitrazapine together would cause a fatal overdose?

POISON CONTROL: Call the nearest poison control center for best answer. But if you're considering taking an overdose you want to bring that up with your dr and/or family & friends. Totally hopeless people make that mistake, but time goes on and conditions change so hopelessness doesn't fit anymore. If this is an issue with you talk to a psychotherapist or if unsure what to do go to an emergency room and tell them. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any drugs I can take to counteract seroquel (quetiapine) side effects?

Please tell me if there are any drugs I can take to counteract seroquel (quetiapine) side effects?

Side effects of med: It is best not to add another medication to treat a side effect of a medication. However, there can be medication that could be added depending on the specific type of side effect (there can be many). Also, you could try lowering the dose of the medication as this sometimes reduces side effect. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any drugs I can take to counteract seroquel (quetiapine) side effects?

Can you tell me if there are any drugs I can take to counteract seroquel (quetiapine) side effects?

Sexual side effects: It is best not to add another medication to treat a side effect of a medication. However, there can be medication that could be added depending on the specific type of side effect (there can be many). Also, you could try lowering the dose of the medication as this sometimes reduces side effect. ...Read more

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Will 2, 100 mg of seroquel (quetiapine) cause fatal overdose im bout to take all these pills is that enough detail

Please get help: Please go to an emergency room and get help. There is hope for you to feel better. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are side effects of an overdose of seroquel (quetiapine) and how much is considered an overdose?

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 anticholinergic med, & excess use may result in dry mouth, constipation, and irregular heart beats. An overdose is dependent upon the diagnosis it is used for. It is approved for up to 800mg. ...Read more

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Can seroquel (quetiapine) cause you to feel nothing when ejaculating? This has never happened to me before and I started the medicine recently.

Can seroquel (quetiapine) cause you to feel nothing when ejaculating? This has never happened to me before and I started the medicine recently.

Talk to your doctor: It is possible to have sexual dysfunction associated with many psychiatric medications. These side effects include erectile dysfunction, delayed orgasm and loss of orgasm. Years ago a particular antipsychotic was known for retrograde ejaculation. It was thought it may be a form of birth control. In your case, talk to your doctor about your medication. You have several options. This is reversible. ...Read more

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I've taken 100mg seroquel (quetiapine) for a month and have begun tapering off by 12.5mg how long will the drug stay in my system after I stop taking it fully?

1.5 days: Half-life of seroquel (quetiapine) is 7 hours. It takes approximately 6 half-lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system. 5*7/24= aprox. 1.5 days. Tapering down by 12.5 every 3 days is the safest way to discontinue any psychotropic medication.
Take care. ...Read more

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Which medication can cut appetite? I'm on seroquel (quetiapine) no other medicine makes me sleep I was tortured when I was a kid so hard for me to sleep without it

Which medication can cut appetite? I'm on seroquel (quetiapine) no other medicine makes me sleep I was tortured when I was a kid so hard for me to sleep without it

Important to ask Doc: It is important that you ask your physician directly about your medication prescribed and whether any changes in your meds can decrease your appetite. ...Read more

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Are there any medicine that can suppress appetite while on seroquel (quetiapine) diet and exercise won't work its known to mess with weight I used to be 164 now 218?

No : None that are safe. If seroquel (quetiapine) is causing weight gain, speak with your provider about trying something else. Also, consider a support group like weight watchers or tops which have good track records at helping folks lose some pounds. ...Read more

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Is seroquel (quetiapine) dangerous when taken as an overdose?

Overdose: Any medicine is prescribed at the correct dosage. Any medication taken in excessive amounts is dangerous and can be fatal. ...Read more

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How much seroquel (quetiapine) is considered to be a dangerous overdose?

How much seroquel (quetiapine) is considered to be a dangerous overdose?

Overdose = Dangerous: If the overdose was intentional then any dose is dangerous. A suicide attempt is a medical emergency. Seek assistance immediately. The manufacturer recommends a maximum dose of 800md/day. Overdoses anywhere from 9 grams to 30 grams have been reported. Usually not fatal, but fatalities have occurred. I would recommed emergency treatment with any overdose that alters one's mental status. ...Read more

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Why can't I sleep without medicine quetiapine fumarate?

Why can't I sleep without medicine quetiapine fumarate?

Answer: You should talk to your prescribiung doctor. Itcould be as simple as your body is used to the med. But you should not be experimanting without talking to your doctor. ...Read more

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Klonopin 4mg seroquel (quetiapine) 100 mg will I overdose?

Klonopin 4mg seroquel (quetiapine) 100 mg will I overdose?

Tolerating?: Everyone has a different tolerance to medications. Both of the above can be very sedating. For those with a high tolerance sedation is not an issue. Unless you have liver or kidney disease these doses are not excessive. Again ck with your dr about making adjustments if you are too sedated and do not drive or operate dangerous machinery. ...Read more

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What to do if overdose of celexa and seroquel (quetiapine)?

Celexa (citalopram) OD call 911: Doses above 40 mg/day of Celexa (citalopram) are not recommended due to the risk of QT prolongation. Do not take more of this medication than is recommended. An overdose of Celexa (citalopram) can damage your liver or cause serious health problems and death. Call 911 for help!. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of seroquel (quetiapine) overdose?

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 will be severely sedated on doses that others need. It is a very potent anticholinergic med, to excess use may result in dry mouth, constipation, and irregular heart beats. ...Read more

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Is seroquel (quetiapine) an appropriate drug for schizophrenia?

Is seroquel (quetiapine) an appropriate drug for schizophrenia?

Usually: Seroquel (quetiapine) is one of many medications that are appropriate do treating schizophrenia. Which one should be picked is best decided on the basis of your unique risk of one vs another kind of side effect. ...Read more

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What happens after an overdose of celexa and seroquel (quetiapine)?

Never do it.: Only take medications as prescribed by your physician. If you have overdosed then go to the ER for appropriate care. ...Read more

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What are some side effects from a seroquel (quetiapine) overdose?

Seroquel (quetiapine) OD: Excess sedation, low blood pressure, heart racing, cardiac arrhythmias, coma & death. ...Read more

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Could seroquel 300mg daily bring up a positive result in a street drug test?

Yes: Seroquel has shown false positive on urine drug screen in about 2000 cases so far. Sometimes is gives a false positive for amphetamine. Ask your doctor to send the specimen off for Mass Spectroscopy; it does not give false positive or negative. The reason UDSs have false results is that UDSs use immunoassay of part of molecules, and these can be shared between different meds. MS views all atoms ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Seroquel (Definition)

Seroquel is a serotonin-dopamine receptor blocker which is a kind of atypical anti-psychotic drug (drug ...Read more


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more