Seroquel

Active Ingredient(s): Quetiapine
FDA Approved: * September 26, 1997
Pharm Company: * ASTRAZENECA
Category: Antipsychotic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Seroquel Overview

Quetiapine, marketed as Seroquel, is an atypical antipsychotic approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and along with an antidepressant to treat major depressive disorder. It is also sometimes used as a sleep aid because of its sedating effect but this use is not recommended.[6] Annual sales are approximately $1.3 billion worldwide.[7] Quetiapine was developed by AstraZeneca from 1992 to 1996. It was first approved by the FDA in 1997. There are now several generic versi...

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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 ...
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seroquel side effects
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Is schizophrenia a known side effect of seroquel? ## Seroquel contains the active ingredient Quetiapine. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, sedation and weight gain. You can read more on this drug here: Are there any other questions? ## I have been on seroquel for years and I have noticed that if I don't sleep well I feel nauseous the next day. Is that common for anyone else?
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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...
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blue oblong pill with 002 on one side, LU on the other side
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I was given these pills by the pharmacy in a refill instead of the Seroquel I should have gotten. I want to know what these are before I call the pharmacy about this. ## These tablets are manufactured by Lupin Pharmaceuticals and they list them as containing 50mgs of Sertraline, which is a generic for Zoloft. It is an SSRI antidepressant that is also used to treat anxiety. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and weight gain. Definitely not Seroquel. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I'm not understanding. You were given these pills by your pharmacy but they're not Seroquel? What does the bottle say on it? Perhaps it has the generic name "quetiapine."
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Lu Y17 Round Pill
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I found a pill. Not sure if it is seroquel or flexoril ## This tablet contains 100mgs of Quetiapine, so it is a generic for Seroquel. Learn more Seroquel details here. Where did you find this one? ## Purple pill with w 105 on it ## Keep finding these pill at boyfriend ...the daughter mother gives them to daughter is this safe
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4 days off seroquel
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I was not told the reason I went freaking bald was these pills. My daughter and I are both balding. hell,no I am 4 days off seroquel, welbutrin xl, and buspar, all of which cause hair loss. the doctor took me off 250 seroquel and told me that I would only gain weight on the higher amount. put me on 100 and I gained 20 pounds. mind you I had gastric bypass and eat basically grapes and dang apples. I am itching like crazy and digging like I have something. I know now I should not have stoppe cold turkey,but,lord knows I want my hair back and now. please help me to get over this withdrawl because,it's driving me batty. thanks ## Hello, Shady! How are you? Alopecia can occur as a result of many medications and if you were taking several, it's really a guessing game to try to figure ...
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Chest Pain Wakes Me Up at Night
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Hi! I've been taking Seroquel 200mg for 3 weeks and it's been alright, but something is happening at night that's become a concern. I wake up feeling like my chest is tightening, and I can't get comfortable. It's hard to explain. I just feel a tightness throughout my body, and my body keeps tossing and turning due to discomfort. Anyone else have a similar reaction? Is this normal? ## The FDA does report that this medication has been known to cause chest pain as a side effect in some people that take it, along with muscle aches, inability to sit or lie still, restlessness, and weight changes. Are you on any other medications? Anytime it concerns chest pain, it is always best to have it checked out by your doctor to be safe.
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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...
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Potential seroquel weight loss method!
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The good news for me is that the treatment I have taken, of which quetiapine (seroquel) was a part, has cured any mental illness I had. And now what it has given me in return is a massive physical problem – weight gain. I read that many people suffer from this same problem. I would not say it has ruined my life but certainly my love and social life are on hold. Over the course of six months on quetiapine I gained 35 kilos / 77 lbs. I was then given another medication. My best efforts to remove the weight through diet and exercise made no difference. Three years passed. In a bizarre move after exhausting everything I could think of, I conducted what I have termed ‘a trial’. I took quetiapine for a handful of days and ate the bare amount needed to keep me functioning, wh...
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Seroquel (antihistamine effect ex cetera?)
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Seroquel as monotherapy (antihistamine effect ex cetera) Posted a day ago I am 39 years old male. I take every evening one pill of Seroquel XR 300 mg. That is now the dose after calibrating my medicine for years. I got rid of Escitolapram. And the dose of Seroquel XR has come down from 600 mg. First and most interesting question is the following: - I used to get very strong tiredness during some evenings after taking my seroquel 300 mg. Sometimes I thought what I have done wrong. Is it my eating habits. If I eat carbon hydrate dinner and take the pill at the same time almost, will the tiredness come because of that? Still I dont know what is the problem exactly. However, I think one possible explanation could be my allergy medicine. I take Telfast 120 mg (fexofenadine) at the same time whe
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Quetiapine
  • Tablet: 100mg, 150mg, 200mg, 25mg, 300mg, 400mg, 50mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 150mg, 200mg, 300mg, 400mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Seroquel: (53 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0310-0271 Seroquel 100 mg Oral Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0272 Seroquel 200 mg Oral Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0274 Seroquel 300 mg Oral Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0275 Seroquel 25 mg Oral Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0278 Seroquel 50 mg Oral Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0279 Seroquel 400 mg Oral Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0280 24 Hr Seroquel 50 mg Extended Release Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0281 24 Hr Seroquel 150 mg Extended Release Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0282 24 Hr Seroquel 200 mg Extended Release Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0283 24 Hr Seroquel 300 mg Extended Release Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 0310-0284 24 Hr Seroquel 400 mg Extended Release Tablet by Astrazeneca Pharmaceuticals Lp
  • 16590-520 Seroquel 100 mg Oral Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 16590-782 Seroquel 400 mg Oral Tablet by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 21695-117 Seroquel 25 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-118 Seroquel 50 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-119 Seroquel 100 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 21695-120 Seroquel 200 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 24236-120 Seroquel 100 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 24236-121 Seroquel 200 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 24236-123 Seroquel 300 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Quetiapine or a similar ingredient: (2 results)


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