Can my primary care dr help me get off seroquel, effexor, (venlafaxine) klonpin?

Depends. Talk to your primary care doctor to see if he or she is comfortable tapering you off these meds. If not, he or she should be able to refer you to someone who can.

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Taken Effexor (venlafaxine) & seroquel for 6 yrs, try to get off them eariler this year which has created insonminia, dr put me back on both will I be back to norm?

That is quite . Possible. Seroquel (quetiapine) is used by some doctors to help with sleep. Has your physician tried other medications for sleep with you? There are many more meds in the armory. Make sure that you also use excellent sleep hygiene. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no. Read more...
Anti-Depressants. Keep in mind that if you don't come off anti-depressants very slowly you can have significant negative effects. If you were not helped to titrate very slowly it many not mean you need to continue on these meds but did not lessen there use over enough time. Ask your doctor for clarification on this issue. My best. Read more...

Was on effexor (venlafaxine) xr and seroquel a couple years ago. Recently been put back on both. Could I still get qt prolongation even though I took these before?

QTc. You probably have a baseline EKG that will show your QT interval, it should not be above 470 in women. Do you have family history of cardiac disease or long QT syndrome? Since you are on two drugs that may prolong the QT interval you should have an EKG done to evaluate your QTc. These drugs only affect the QTc minimally, but you should be aware of symptoms such as lightheadedness, dizziness, >HR. Read more...

I've been taking seroquel and Effexor (venlafaxine) XR for 9 years. Have I completley screwed up my brain? Tried to get off them and have horrible insomina

Find guidance. You probably do need medical guidance to help you safely wean yourself. But it is possible and you can interview physicians to see if they'll accept this as your goal and work with you on it. Don't waste motivation worrying about whether you screwed up anything. The best time to do a good thing is now. It is not hopeless. Sleep experts may help. So may meditation skills or yoga, etc. Best wishes! Read more...

Doctor prescribed 75 mg effexor (venlafaxine) xr for. Anxiety and seroquel 25 mg for sleep. How common is it to get qt prolongation?

The prescriber. should balance the risks and benefits of drugs that prolong QT interval. The basic test before starting meds such as Seroquel (quetiapine) is to obtain an EKG and manually measure the QT interval to make sure it is within range of normal. Read more...