Is seroquel (quetiapine) safe to take during pregnancy?

Depends. The decision to continue Seroquel (quetiapine), (quetiapine) which can have effects during a pregnancy, should involve your prescribing MD working closely with your obstetrician. Generally atypical antipsychotics are relatively safe in pregnancy. That being said, have both doctors confer about the best course for you if you want to continue the Seroquel (quetiapine). Hope this helps.

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Is 50mg of seroquel (quetiapine) and 50 mg of trazadone daily safe to take in pregnancy? What are the risks to the baby if I need to take this?

No-Not safe. Seroquel (quetiapine) is a class C drug and has been known to cause harm to the fetus. Trazedone also is not safe, is a class C drug, and may cause harm. They should be used only if the benefits outweigh the possible harm. They are not safe, and risks are clearly present for birth defects, miscarriages, and for Trazedone, the drug can pass to the newborn through breast milk. Read more...

Can stelazine and seroquel (quetiapine) cause developmental delays in children whos mothers took the meds during pregnancy?

Both Similar Effect . Antipsychotic use during the third trimester of pregnancy has a risk for abnormal muscle movements (extrapyramidal symptoms [eps]) and withdrawal symptoms in newborns following delivery. Symptoms in the newborn may include agitation, feeding disorder, hypertonia, hypotonia, respiratory distress, somnolence, and tremor; these effects may be self-limiting or require hospitalization. Worse in 3rd tri. Read more...
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...

I was using seroquel (quetiapine) in the first 6 weeks of pregnancy. Will that affect my baby?

Possibly. Seroquel (quetiapine) has quite often been used safely in pregnancy. The overall risk of seroquel (quetiapine) in pregnancy has not been well studied. That being said, the research does not point to any specific birth defects but the research is incomplete. So far, there does not appear to be any risk higer than those without seroquel (quetiapine) but again this is not well studied. Read more...
Seroquel (quetiapine) Seroquel (quetiapine) is a newer antipsychotic drug used for serious psychiatric disorders. Although animal data suggest risk of fetal effects, the few human reports on pregnancy outcome while using seroquel (quetiapine) are more reassuring with no major anomalies reported. With any drug used during pregnancy, the risk of not using the drug must be weighed against the unknown fetal risk. Read more...
Seroquil. There shd be no effect from this exposure. Most problems with this drug is when the exposure is in the third trimester. Read more...

Seroquel and wellbutrin (bupropion) during pregnancy, is this okay?

Wellbutrin (bupropion)? Wellbutrin (bupropion) can bring a risk of seizures and that risk is increased in combo w/ Seroquel. It is also risky for pregnancy and should be avoided if possible. Seroquel is not likely to be a problem, but see if the doctor can find an alternative to Wellbutrin (bupropion). Consider psychotherapy to lower need for drugs and to prevent or handle post-partum depression. Have a healthy pregnancy - take care! Read more...