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Quetiapine Allergy In Children
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
I have been taking garcinia cambogia for two days while taking seroquel and wellbutrin (bupropion) now I have a rash down my upper left arm is that an allergy?
Could be a rash: Yes, you could have an allergy to the last thing you added, the garcinia. How about stopping that and see if the rash clears. If so, you have your answer. ...Read more
Can stelazine and seroquel (quetiapine) cause developmental delays in children who's mothers took the meds during pregnancy?
During pregnancy: These meds should be used only when clearly needed. Babies born to mothers who used them during last 3 months of pregnancy may infrequently develop symptoms including muscle stiffness/shakiness, drowsiness, feeding/breathing difficulties, or constant crying. If so, see doctor. No known causation noted for developmental delays. Developmental assessment and remediation is important. Best regards. ...Read more
Sometimes: Depends on the status of the underlying condition it's being used to treat as well as the type of work being performed. All medications are ultimately used to manage medical and/or mental health conditons such that the individual's functioning (eg ability to work, etc) is sustained/restored. In general, quetiapine in of itself does not automatically preclude one from working. ...Read more
Common side effects:
Dizziness, dry mouth, headaches, somnoloence, abdominal pain, constipation, dyspepsia, vomitting, increase appetite/wt gain, agitation, tremors, back pain, hypotension, rapid heart rate, fever, sorethroat, runnynose, rash, visual disturbances, joint aches, high cholesterol/triglycerides/sugar, liver function abnormality...And more...
Hope that did not scare you...
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Seroquel (quetiapine) XR 1/2 life: Elimination of quetiapine is mainly via hepatic metabolism. The mean-terminal half-life is approximately 7 hours for quetiapine and approximately 12 hours for norquetiapine within the clinical dose range. Steady-state concentrations are expected to be achieved within two days of dosing. XR allows faster uptitration. It should be taken with food. Best regards. ...Read more
Seroquel (quetiapine): The maximum recommended dose is 800 mg in a day. ...Read more
Depends on dx: There are many other antipsychotic meds, seroquel is very sedating. Less sedating are abilify, saphris (asenapine) and some older meds for psychosis like trilafon. If it is for bipolar disorder, non antipsychotic mood stabilizers such as lithium, Depakote and Lamictal can be tried either alone or as add-on to lower doses of seroquel. Combining meds allows lower doses to be used with enhance effect. ...Read more
Seroquel (quetiapine): Common side effects associated include but not limited to sedation, weight gain, headache, dizziness. More serious adverse effects are increases in cholesterol, triglycerides and blood sugar, worsening in mood and even suicidal thought have been associated, extrapyramidal side effects, and a host of more side effects have been reported. ...Read more
800 mg: Dosage range is 50-80g.Get a more detailed answer ›
Seroquel (quetiapine): If you did this intentionally to try to kill yourself, please go immediately to get help, call 911 or go to the ER. If this was unintentional, the amount 1050 mg is not much higher than the 800 mg maximum daily dose and unlikely to cause serious toxicity on its own (you could certainly be groggy/tired/sleep a long time). Without more information that is the most I can tell you. ...Read more
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/Ranitidine: Should be ok, as prescribed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Seroquel (quetiapine) withdrawal: I hope you'll be working with your psychiatrist regarding any medication changes. Abrupt withdrawal from seroquel (quetiapine) can lead to nausea, vomiting and diarrhea; also headaches, dizziness, and irritability. There may be changes in behavior or mood. Not to mention the possible return of baseline symptoms. ...Read more
Seroquel (quetiapine): Common Side effects with Quetiapine (Seroquel) include somnolence, dry mouth, constipation, dizziness, ^ appetite, weight gain, nasal congestion, dyspepsia, fatigue and dyarthria. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome & tardive dyskinesia are rare by significant side effects. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more