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seroquel for insomnia
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I have been taking Seroquel for a year now for insomnia. Anybody else take Seroquel for this? I have looked around and it doesn't even seem that Seroquel is normally given to someone for this. ## I also have been taking seroquel for insomnia for about a year and a half now.I must say,my D.R tried every sleeping pill out there on me.This is the only thing that has worked for me,i've never had a sleepless nite since. I was also being treated for panic attacks and depression at the time.But all my life I had trouble sleeping,im talking up till 5 or 6 a.m with a million things raceing through my mind(stupid stuff)but not any more. My doc told me that in low doses ,it does work on some people for insomnia. ## Good information ## My son has OCD and was put on Seroquel for sleep. It...
Updated 4 days ago.
So many patients taking Seroquel for insomnia - try Melatonin.
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Hi all, just noticed how many forum posts there are, from 'insomniacs' who have been prescribed antipsychotics like seroquel for sleep issues. Personally, I take a fair amount of medications for my bag of issues also, but just wanted to write something in the hopes it helps someone else.. Melatonin is the thing that makes the tired feeling, the yawn, the nap on the couch, the wake up tired and want to sleep more stuff sort of.. You can run out, deplete, have none, start with none, have a very limited internal supply that dwindles every day... Having always been a 'bad sleeper', I just assumed I didn't need much sleep like everyone ewe I knew..I worked hard and long hours and tired was never an issue.. I'd get exhausted physically and emotionally, mentally feel li...
Updated 11 days ago.
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can you die on seroquel if you take too much and how much is too much? ## im not sure ## My little brother was prescribed seroquel xr 50 and over dosed on a little over 20 tablets. He was rushed to the hospital and had his stomach pumped and slept for hours on end after. Im sure if you were to down a bottle you aren't going to wake up. ## Definitely. Had 200mgs and slept for 24 hours. Be very careful with this drug since it's easy for it to stop your breathing ## Should Seroquel be taken with other medications at the same time. ## i just started the drug i felt like it was helping but i guess my body is use to it ## This is the most dangerous drug I've ever taken. It also is a major cause of diabetes and high blood pressure. ## If I take 130 X 25mg, will it kill me? plz don...
Updated 13 days ago.
chest pain - seroquel withdrawl?
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i am having severe chest pain and difficulty breathing for the last 3 days ive been off 50mg seroquel for about 7 days now went to the doctor and he said it was anxiety the pain is so bad i cant do anything. has anyone had this please help! ## Hello, Adele! How are you doing? Has there been any change? Those symptoms can be withdrawal effects of this medication, if you stop taking it abruptly, you may also experience nausea, fever, chills, diarrhea and rebound anxiety, as listed by the FDA. However, given the symptoms you've described, it would be best to have yourself checked out by a cardiologist to be sure that there is nothing else going on. Is there anything else I can help with? ## hello, thank you so much for replying, im going to see my doctor again on thursday, the chest pa...
Updated 15 days ago.
can seroquel cause a false positive for thc
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can you tell me if i will test positive for thc if i am taking vistaril and norco and seroquel and paxil i also have diabetes ## can i test positive for thc by taking seroquel and norco ## I'm taking sarolquil and I'm afraid that i could give a positive to my parol officer is that true that sarolquil can give you positive
Updated 16 days ago.
can i take seroquel with methadone
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I think I'm having a bad side effect. Like hitters and really bad anxiety. Need help. Please. I'm on 50mg of seroquel and 280 mg methadone daily. ## Hello, Peter! How are you doing? Some caution does need to be taken, when taking these medications together, because they can increase the toxicity of each other, so that could be what's causing your problem. Have you consulted your doctor? You may need them to make a dosage adjustment. ## I am on 101mg of methadone (9yrs) and just got prescribed elival for sleep. Will the elival put me in methadone withdrawal ??? ## You need to get off of seroquel right now, and educate yourself. How can you be so stupid? Combining a tranquilizer strong enough to kill a lion, with methadone? A medication that takes 6 hours to kick it, so you ca...
Updated 18 days ago.
Seroquel and weight gain
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Is anyone else experiencing weight gain from seroquel? I still work out the same as always, and eat the same way, but I have gained over 20 pounds since i started seroquel 2 months ago. I dont want to stop taking it becasue i finally found a drug that helps, but this is an unacceptable side effect to me, anyone have any tips for dealing with this? ## Tell your doctor he might be able to help. ## I have been taking seroquel for about six months now and I have actually lost 16lbs. I take a dose of 400mg a day and have not hadd any problems. I have not even changed my diet or my exercise habits (which aren't the best). I do not have any side effects maybe it is a combination of the seroquel and other medicines you are taking? Seroquel actually began as a medicine given after surgery as...
Updated 1 month ago.
seroquel urine testing
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Is seroquel 25 mgs a narcotic and will it show up on a urine drug test?
Updated 1 month ago.
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alzheimers ## what are the uses and side effects of theraquil? ## I think you are talking about the drug Seroquel (active ingredient Quetiapine). This medication is indicated for a number of conditions, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and alzheimer's. "The most common side-effect of quetiapine is somnolence. Other common side-effects include: sluggishness, fatigue, dry mouth, sore throat, dizziness, abdominal pain, constipation, upset stomach, orthostatic hypotension, inflammation or swelling of the sinuses or pharynx, blurred vision, increased appetite, and weight gain. Uncommon side effects include bruises and disturbance in speech and language. Mouth ulcers are a rare side effect. Very rare side effects reported were rapid swelling of the skin around the eyes, whic...
Updated 1 month ago.
what does seroquel show up as in a urine drug test
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What does seroquel show up as in a drug test at probation. I can't sleep. and I'm scared to take it. because I have probation Monday ## I'm on home confinement will seroquel show up on a drug test ## Does Seroquel Show Up As In A Urine Drug Test with DOC?
Updated 1 month ago.
Fibromyalgia PTSD Insomnia Migraines Chronic Pain Medication
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I'm seeing my pain doctor and psychiatrist this week to get on a proper pain regimen for debilitating fibromyalgia, severe insomnia with central sleep apnea, PTSD/anxiety from significant abuse I'm working through, chronic daily headaches (advanced migraines), and chronic pain from multiple surgeries (pelvic, back, neck...) Because my doctors don't collaborate I need to suggest options to them. I am sensitive to many medications and have tried a lot over the years. I want my life back. I'm smart and resourceful and at my wits end. I'm on low dose Seroquel for sleep - too much daytime sedation, as Ambien and Trazodone don't work. I'm also on Tramadol, Ativan and Skelaxin during the day. I can't drive, work or function well on this plan. Amitriptyline cause...
Updated 2 months ago.
Does Seroquel Show Up On A Drug Test NO
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NO Seroquel does NOT show up on a drug test. Seroquel is usually not tested for unless specifically asked for which is highly unlikely and if you are getting a positive result on a drug test you might want to make sure that its actually seroquel and not something else. ## How long (days) stopping seroquil until it doesn't register if tested for?
Updated 2 months ago.
Seroqual medicine
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What is seroqual used to treat ## Hello, Rose! How are you? Seroquel is approved by the FDA to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood swings and weigh changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 months ago.
quetapel side effects
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hi, I have been taking quetapel for about 2 months, they really do seem to help with my anxiety and help me get to sleep, but I have noticed I get dizzy even when sitting down, and I hear a strange noise in my ears?? is this normal? ## Hello, Chelsea! How are you? Those can be side effects of this medication, as reported by the U.S. FDA. You may also experience nausea, headache and weight changes. However, it would be best to have this checked out, because it has also been known to cause blood pressure elevations, which could also cause such symptoms. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 months ago.
false positive drug test seroquel
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i take 300mg of seroquel and i have tested postive for thc when i know i have not smoked any pot at all please help!! ## I take seroquel xr 300 does it come up positive for thcor benzo
Updated 2 months ago.
seroquel please respond if u use it
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What do I take it for what is your dose and how long till it worked urgent help ## I personally haven't tried Seroquel myself, but if you're looking for more reviews on the topic there are a few other discussion threads here that I can introduce you to... This first thread has almost 100 responses relating to the side effects of Seroquel (particularly weight gain): Discuss/Seroquel-and-weight-gain-162991.htm The second thread seems to discuss a broader perspective of the drug and what other's experiences have been like while taking it: Discuss/Seroquel-163556.htm Hopefully you can find some of the feedback you're looking for in either of those discussions. Is this medication something your doctor recommended? ## I am teen how can i came fat please give me medicine ## I...
Updated 2 months ago.
yellow or peach tablet with APO 25 on one side and nothing on the other.
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I'm not really sure what to call the colour; somewhere between peachy and yellowy. The pills are about 6 mm, round, and scored on one side, down the middle between the APO and the 25. The other side is entirely blank. I've been all over several pill identifiers and such, but the closest I get is the same description with an added mark... one of them is a diuretic and the other is an antipsychotic/sedative and neither are the same as these three little pills I found. Any leads? ## Have you tried asking a local pharmacist? Most online identifiers only list U.S. tablets and I know many of the ones with these types of markings are from Canada…..and the problem there is that in order to try to curb the influx of fakes, Canada has started keeping their markings under wraps, so t...
Updated 2 months ago.
Seroquel is working for me but I know I should get off it. Advice please!
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Hi, Im a 23yr old female, have been taking Seroquel for about 2 months now. I had anxiety, racing thoughts, overthink, and couldnt sleep some nights, so my doctor prescribed me this. After a breakup and miscarraige it helped me get my life back together, I can think so clearly now and am so much happier within myself. It has stabilzed my moods! I want to get off it because the side effects I have read scare me - diabetes, insomnia etc + the groggy mornings are hard but do-able. Soo last night I didnt take it, had an OK sleep, waking up every couple of hours but this morning I have anxiety back and dont know what to think. Is it possible you can get psychologically addicted to it? I dont want to stop taking it because its worked wonders in my life, but I know its not good for me and the ...
Updated 3 months ago.
Seroquel Xr weight gain
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I was prescribed seroquel xr only for sleep 150 mg for about 3 to 4 years. Gained about 30 lbs Read on other forums there is no hope getting the weight off when you wean off the drug. Well not true for me anyway. I have been off for 3 months and have lost 16 lbs so far and not dieting. Nothing So wanted to give others hope that it is possible. ## Hi Donna Weikel, It's quite unfortunate that some prescription medications can cause weight gain, but at least you were able to lose the weight you gained while on Seroquel xr once you stopped taking it! Everyone's body is different so even though some people may not have luck with losing the weight, it doesn't mean that it will be that way for everyone. I'm sure your post will be very helpful to those currently dealing with wei...
Updated 3 months ago.
what is the milligram of a white oblong 377 54 pill
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What is the milligram of a small oblong seroquel 377 / 54 ## This tablet is manufactured by Roxane Laboratories and they list it as containing 50mgs of Quetiapine, which is the generic for Seroquel. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, sedation, somnolence, dry mouth and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 3 months ago.

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