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

Will 2, 100 mg of seroquel (quetiapine) cause fatal overdose im bout to take all theses 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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What is the treatment for seroquel (quetiapine) overdose?

ER: Induced vomiting and activated charcoal, but the most important thing is to seek medical attention immediately. ...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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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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What are some of the side effects from a seroquel (quetiapine) overdose?

What are some of the 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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What is the treatment for seroquel (quetiapine) overdose?

ER: Induced vomiting and activated charcoal, but the most important thing is to seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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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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Will 2, 100 mg of seroquel (quetiapine) cause fatal overdose im bout to take all theses 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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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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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 any more. 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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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 any where 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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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 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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Is seroquel (quetiapine) dangerous?

Most meds can be: Seroquel (quetiapine), (quetiapine) like all medications, has risks and benefits. All meds also have the potential for allergic or hypersensitivity reactions. Discuss these risks and benefits with your physician. Seroquel (quetiapine) has many risks including neuroleptic malignant syndrome, tardive dyskinesia, metabolic syndrome...Just to name a few. ...Read more

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How does seroquel (quetiapine) works?

How does seroquel (quetiapine) works?

Seroquel (quetiapine): Seroquel (quetiapine) is a 2nd generation antipsychotic medication. It acts on Dopamine and serotonin receptors especially in the mesolimbic area of the brain, which may be associated with some psychotic symptoms. Because of this specificity, there may be less potential to cause movement disorders -- but it still can do this at a high enough dose. Other side effects may be more prominent with 2nd gen drugs. ...Read more

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What is Seroquel (quetiapine) typically used for?

What is Seroquel (quetiapine) typically used for?

Seroquel (quetiapine): A second generation antipsychotic by astra zeneca company, used to treat psychoses & bipolar do & as supplement in treating depression. It has sedative effect & can cause weight gain & other metabolic changes. Comes in regular release form (quetiapine) & extended release form (seroquel-xr). ...Read more

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What quantity of seroquel (quetiapine) is too much?

Depends: For bipolar depression seroquel (quetiapine) xr 300 is typical. For bipolar mania or schizophrenia doses can go to 800 mg and occasionally higher depending on the patient's tolerance and need and liver metabolism. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: seroquel (quetiapine)?

Please describe the medication: seroquel (quetiapine)?

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 more

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I have taken 1050mg of seroquel (quetiapine) all at once. What's going to happen?

Wouldn't be able to: Wouldn't be able to tell. A lot of things go into answering that. How much do you weigh, what is your experience on antipsychotics, have you taken them for a long time, what is it treating, is it regular release or extended release, are you taking anything else, how long have you been on seroquel, (quetiapine) what is your usual dosage, what are some of the other medications you've been on, etc etc. More ...Read more

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Is seroquel (quetiapine) addictive?

No.: You might get in the habit of taking it and find it emotionally useful or find that it improves your sleep, but addictive it is not. ...Read more

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Does seroquel (quetiapine) cause hairloss?

Does seroquel (quetiapine) cause hairloss?

336 cases reported: Www. Ehealthme. Com/ds/seroquel (quetiapine)/hair+loss
could seroquel (quetiapine) cause hair loss? We studied 65, 391 seroquel (quetiapine) users from fda and social media. Among them, 336 have hair loss. See who they are, when they have it and more. Best wishes. ...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