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Seroquel

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

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Seroquel Overview

Quetiapine (/kwta.pin/ kwi-TY--peen) (branded as Seroquel, Xeroquel, Ketipinor) is a short-acting atypical antipsychotic approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and along with an antidepressant to treat major depressive disorder. Annual sales are approximately $5.7 billion worldwide, with $2.9 billion in the United States.[6] The U.S. patent,[7] which was set to expire in 2011, received a pediatric exclusivity extension which pushed its expiration to March 26, 2012.[6][...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quetiapine

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Seroquel and weight gain
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...
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seroquel for insomnia
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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NEEDHELP
I take 150 mg of Trazadone and 400 mg of Seroquel XR, and have just in the last week started taking 10 mg of Brintellix. I feel nauseated, shaky, and keep looking flushed it has been 6 days should i stop taking it?
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Seroquel advice
I was prescribed Seroquel for insomnia after Ambion and other medications did not work for me. He only wrote me 30 of the 50mg coated tablets, stating that I may find what works for me and that typically people need between 200-400mg's/daily. throughout the last week, I have been sleeping every night with only an hour or two of being awake throughout which is leaps and bounds from how I was before the Seroquel. I have been taking 250mg at 8;30pm and all was going well until...oh s***, I only have 250mg's in my bottle and its a Friday night! with a busy schedule, I didn't realize until my GP's office was closed. it is now sunday morning and I have not slept since Saturday morning. My question: can I do anything to get a pharmacist to help me with one nights amount, taking...
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seroquel please respond if u use it
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
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Seroquel interaction with other drugs
For someone who's bipolar, What is the effect of taking seroquel with: 1.) aerocort inhaler 2.) mucosolvan 3.) duphaston
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Arrow symbol on one side QT on the other
I found a small baggie of pills. They are smaller than a graval and coated orange over a white inside. They have an arrow symbol on one side and QT on the other. ## sounds like you got yourself a bag of generic 25 mg seroquel , people use them to put themselves to sleep after a hard night of partying , and if your stay awake through the sleepy stage if the pill, you will trip the f*** out and its pretty fun ## found an small round orange pill with qt on one side and looks like an arrow on the other but dosent say the mg was wondering what they are? ## @Jessica, From what I could gather, there is a round peach/orangish colored tablet with QT on one side and > on reverse side, that contains 25mgs of Quetiapine (Seroquel). It is manufactured by Cobalt Canada. Quetiapine is an atypical ...
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4 days off seroquel
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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can i take seroquel with methadone
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.
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Does Seroquel Enhance weight gain
I have taken one 100 Mg tablet of seroquel and noticed it can enhance weight gain. Has anyone had any experience with this. I am overweight, and have lost 14 lbs and cannot gain any weight. Please let me know. ## JAMES, I can not stop eating!! This med. will be great for anorexia nervosa! I've taken 5 pills @ 25mg each. I just want to sleep and eat. It promotes the sins of gluttany and laziness. These can not be good. I get more depressed thinking how much weight I am retaining. Yes, retaining... I can't let it stay here! Does anyone know if this gets better??!! ## weight gain is 1 of my major issuses with this drug. in 6 months ive gained 6 stone. its just keeps gaining more and more...the thing is i dont eat a lot either. i have now gone back to the drs and have now decided to...
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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.

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