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I am on 25mg quetiapine at night to aid insomnia and anxiety. Is it safe to take an antipsychotic for this complaint? I would rather not take it.

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: Quetiapine

Quetiapine can be given to help insomnia and anxiety, if other options like trazodone, etc have either not helped or have brought intolerable side effects.
I hope you're also working in psychotherapy on your anxiety ; insomnia, allowing medications to be decreased to the absolute minimum. Quetiapine exposes you to some long-term risks that other options don't.

In brief: Quetiapine

Quetiapine can be given to help insomnia and anxiety, if other options like trazodone, etc have either not helped or have brought intolerable side effects.
I hope you're also working in psychotherapy on your anxiety ; insomnia, allowing medications to be decreased to the absolute minimum. Quetiapine exposes you to some long-term risks that other options don't.
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