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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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...
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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...
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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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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?
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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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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?
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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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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seroquel side effects ## I was put on 25mg. of seroquel 7 months ago for trouble sleeping. While taking even this low dose I star... 6 replies
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