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Antipsychotic: Seroquel (quetiapine) is a second generation antipsychotic. It is an approved medication treatment for scizophrenia, acute manic bipolar episodes, bipolar depressive episodes. It also comes in an extended release form (seroquel xr). Adverse effects include, but are not limited to, significant weight gain and adverse metabolic effects sugar/fat regulation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
How likely is my severely swelling in my feet and ankles is caused by geodon (ziprasidone)? I'm allergic/sensitive to most similar medications (seroquel, risperdal,
Developing a twitch in my left eye. Seems worse when I eat or drink (use facial muscles) . Could it be from my medication Seroquel (quetiapine) should I stop using?
What are drug interactions for taking the following medication together: Seroquel, Ambien, Propranolol, lamictal, klonipin, and adderrall?
Are some mild involuntary head and mouth movements normal in elderly, (89) or are they only caused by medications like Seroquel (quetiapine)?
What to do if i take seroquel and lamictal, bipolar medications. I have a really bad sinus infection. Does Mucinex (guaifenesin) mix with these medications?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If I am taking Seroquel (quetiapine) abd its not working as well, can I ask if i can try increasing the dose first or just try a new medication?
You can ask...: ...the physician who is treating you. Quetiapine (Seroquel) is a second-generation "atypical" antipsychotic that is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It may be especially useful in bipolar depression. If the medication has been effective and then seems to lose effectiveness, either an increase in dose or a switch in medication may be reasonable. Talk to your MD. ...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
Is there any other medication thats like seroquel (quetiapine) but wont make.Me gain weight, ? Cus im trying to lose weight
Like, but unlike: Within the same class (atypical antipsychotics), Geodon -ziprasidone- and Abilify -aripiprazole- have a more benign side effect profile, particularly in this sense. However, they may or may not work as well as seroquel (quetiapine) for a particular target symptom. You can ask this question to your dr, he will surely understand and help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for seroquel (quetiapine) to become less effective over time for sleep? Should I increase the dose or try a different medication. I'm taking 300 now.
Seroquel (quetiapine) for sleep?: Seroquel (quetiapine) an atypical antipsychotic that should not be used, only to manage insomnia (as meds with fewer side shu be explored here. However, if u have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, for which quetiapine is being used as a mood stabilizer, it's sedating effect can be used to treat insomnia. If you have worsening insomnia, c ur MD! This cld be a sign of worsening mood d/o & needs eval ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
I have tried almost every sedating medication available. The only thing that gets me to sleep is 3000mg of seroquel (quetiapine). Any tips!
Difficulty falling: Asleep is often associated w/anxiety while waking up early and not returning to sleep is associated w/depression. Periodic waking is associated w/overall light sleep. Please see you doc who may order a sleep study. A psychologist can help w/stress management. Peace and good health. Try not to nap in daytime or limit it to a cat nap of 15 minutes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am now taking seroquel starting from today after being off of geodon (ziprasidone) for over a week. Are there any key differeneces in these medications?
Geodon (ziprasidone) vs Seroquel: I don't know what issues you had with geodon, (ziprasidone) but there must have been some for your medication to be changed? Geodon (ziprasidone) may be less likely to cause sedation but more likely to cause insomnia & agitation. It may also have less frequent sexual dysfunction. If a person needs more help with sleep, seroquel may be preferable. ...Read more
Psychiatrist won't return my calls . Need medication . Should I ask my pdoc for it in the mean time? I need Seroquel (quetiapine) .
You should ask: This happens to me frequently as a PCP. If I know the patient and have seen the patient recently, I will often give a refill for 2 -4 weeks until Psychiatrist can be reached, but different PCPs could have different rules. But it would not hurt to ask. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My doctor is discontinuing my seroquel (quetiapine) XR and using a medication to do so, what medications are used during this process?
Seroquel, (quetiapine) Psychosis: Seroquel (quetiapine) XR sustained-release tablets is an antipsychotic. medication. It is used to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. It is also used to treat depression when used along with other medicines. This medication can have many side effects. Please discuss with your psychiatrist about your diagnosis, side effects of Seroquel (quetiapine) XR, ...Read more
What medications should I take tonight for sleep? I had to take 75mg of seroquel (quetiapine) last night and it then took an hour or two for me to fall asleep.
What medication can cut appetite? I'm on seroquel (quetiapine) i've tried other medication this is the only one that can make me sleep i tried adipex cut in half
?Metformin: Metformin - an antidiabetic medicine that you might want to discuss with your prescriber - is sometimes helpful in drug-related weight gain. Also, mild degrees of hypothryoidism can make it difficult to lose those last few pound even with diet and exercise. A more problematic (more side effects) medication sometimes used with other psychotropic meds to control appetite is topamax (topiramate). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on a new mixture if medication and im kind of concerned with mixing any of them. im on 300mg of welbutrian, 10mg ambian, 400mg seroquel, (quetiapine) and 10mg valium as needed but not exceeding 20mg a day?
MED management : I agree that does seem like a lot of medication. Sometimes it's better to start one or two, continue for a few weeks and then change further. Good luck, and make certain to talk with the prescribing doctor ...Read more