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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...
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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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how long does it take to get out of your system
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need to know exactly how long it takes to get seroquel out of your system ## seroquel is non-narcotic so it should not show on drug screen, if that's what you are worried about... ## i have been on 16 mg of suboxone for approx 2 years. IM SICK OF THEM!!! I just want to stop taking them but i've heard the withdrawals from them are worse than narcotics.; How long will this take? ## how long does alprazolam 1 mg tablets stay in your pee ## HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET FOCALIN OUT OF YOUR SYSTEM? ## Eeeew I got surequile too. Through mine away ,hung me over and their at 25 mg. cut in half. Still didn't like the little bit of hang over feelings ## I am not an addict but had family from out of state and we had few drinks and was a funeral and my cousin had a half gram of Ice/meth ...
Updated 4 days ago.
 
Weight gain on Seroquel or Trintellix
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Which is more apt to cause weight gain, Seroquel (400mg) or Trintellix (10mg)? ## Hi Heather, Because everyone's body reacts and responds differently to each and every medication, there is no way to know ahead of time how your body will respond. The only way to find out is to take each medication for a specific period of time through trial and error. However - NIH.gov does list "weight gain" specifically as a side effect of Seroquel; whilst they list nothing of that sort under Trintellix (vortioxetine). So if I had to guess, Seroquel may be more likely to cause weight gain based off this information alone. I hope this helps!
Updated 5 days ago.
 
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 9 days ago.
 
Best generic Seroquel
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I would like to know which generic brand of Seroquel is most effective and also the brands that are least effective? I recently tried Accord and that wasn't effective. Thank you to anyone who will help me with this. ## My son was also just changed to accord and it isn't working the same. It's so frustrating because I just picked up a 100 days supply. ?? He was on 50 mg before but an orange pill then he tried 300mg but it was too strong so I've been cutting them. When we went to our follow up appointment I was able to get it changed to 3, 50mg tablets so I didn't have to cut them in half, but they're not doing anything. ## Sorry that the Accord isn't working for your son. Let's hope someone will suggest an effective generic for Seroquel.
Updated 18 days ago.
 
Cymbalta reviews good or bad?
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Anyone out know about cymbalta? I've just been put on it a week ago. I was suicidal, not now. They just took me off prozac and put me on cymbalta. I'm praying it works for me... ## I just stopped taking cymbalta and it made me feel like i was going crazy. After i stopped taking it i got really bad migraines from it. Good luck. ## This post is from a long time ago so I am not sure if you will receive the message or not. I am getting ready to stop Cymbalta after a bit over 4 yrs on it. It's so horrid. I know it will be awful coming off, but you have to taper off. It may take a year or more. Something they never told doctors or patients in the past. They lied. A legal suit was settled very quietly earlier this year for it too. Did you know that? That's how nasty these crimi...
Updated 29 days ago.
 
QT 100
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Yellow circle pill with an arrow on one side and the letters and numbers QT 100 ## I also had a run in with this today. Wondering if anyone knows what they are? Even the hospital can't find anything. ## This is 100mg Seroquel tablet, it contains the active ingredient Quetiapine. This is an antipsychotic medication, used to treat conditions such as Schizophrenia and BiPolar Disorder. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, sedation and dizziness. You can read more on it here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I THOUGH THE PILLS YOU SPEAK OF WERE SEROQUEL AS WELL HOWEVER WHEN I LOOK IT UP THERE ARE NO VARIATION OS SEOQUEL THAT MATCH THE DESCRIPTION EVEN THE GENERIC BRANDS, ARE YOU 100 % POSITIVE ABOUT THIS?
Updated 30 days ago.
 
Seroquel show up in drug tests yes or no
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Does seroquel show up in a standard urine test? I hear yes and no. Someone please help with a for sure answer - thanx! ## Seroquel contains the active ingredient Quetiapine, it is an atypical antipsychotic and as such, no, it is not a substance that is tested for and detected on drug tests. And just for additional information, I also checked the list of substances that are known to cause false positives and no, it is not known to cause any. Is there anything else I can help with? ## what does buspar show up as in a drug screening? ## Technically, Buspar, which contains the active ingredient Buspirone, is an antianxiety medication and should not show up as anything, however, it has been known to cause false positives for LSD. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I am supposed to ta...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
sleep with Seroquel
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Here's my experience. (I'm a 57 yo man) I was on 30mg of Trazodone. At first it worked. But after that year, the drug Seroquel was mentioned for the 100th time bcuz I didn't want to take such a strong med, but the type. After a little research Seroquel IS given at 25mg and 50mg 20 min before sleep. In all transparency, I suffer from Nocturia, a condition that make you wake 3-7 times to pee. My sleep was hardly worth the word.) From the first night I took Seroquel at 50mg and not only did I get up once but went right back to sleep It has, been some odd reason, a cure for the Nocturia ( I don't wake even once) and sleep like a baby for 7-11 hours every night, for the first time in over 3 years and I couldn't be happier getting that kind of sleep. It's a god send fo...
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? ## Is seroquel 25 mgs a narcotic and will it show up on a urine drug test? ## Urgent-I have a complete drug tests in 4 days. I ingested 100 mg. of seroquel on 3 consecutive nights. Will it clear my system in that time frame? THANK YOU for replies!!! ## I have to drug test in a few days last time I took a Seroquel was on Wednesday night and have to drug test Wednesday week later for work will I be able to pass the drug test ## Seroquel will not show up on a drug test it is not a narcotic. If they do a lab screen it will show...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
How Long Does Heroin Stay In Your Urine if on a cotton use
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I used today n used just a cotton n have been clean for 3 months now. How long will that stay in my system? I have a fast metabolism and only weigh 126 n 54. ## Since I'm not familiar with "cotton use", the best information I can share with you at this time are Heroin's estimated drug detection times: Heroin can be detected in your system for up to 2-4 days for a urinary analysis, up to 6 hours for a blood test, 1-4 days for a saliva test, and as long as 90 days for a hair strand test. If you have a fast metabolism and aren't a frequent user, then I'd expect detection times to be on the lower end of those set time frames, but everyone's results may be different in terms of how long it remains in your system so it may not be best to just base it on your urine,...
Updated 1 month 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/Quetiapine Brand
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Hey. I take quetiapine (seroquel) for anxiety at 50 mg. I'm just wondering because I recently went to a different pharmacy to fill my prescription if there is a difference between brands. I have always received co-quetiapine, but this pharmacy gave me apo-quetiapine. Does the different brand matter? Will it have any effect?
Updated 2 months ago.
 
trintellix seroquel
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I was given 50 mg trintellix and seroquel 10 mg to take combined. They don't know if I'm manic depressive or just have major depressive disorder. Wondering what it might be supposed to do for me exactly. I recently lost my insurance and now I just have my prescription. ## These medications can be used to treat depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and some cases of bipolar disorder. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood swings, and weight changes. How are you doing on them? ## The highest recommended dose for Trintellix by the manufacturer is 20 mgs. daily. Did a doctor actually prescribe you such a high dose of Trintellix? ## Yes my insurance will only pay for 20mgs of trintellix, so far the FDA has only approved...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
pale yellow oblong pill with l on one side and r the other
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I'm trying to find out what this pill is . Does anyone know its rather large and it is pale yellow or off white with a capital L on one side and capital R On the other . Please help ## I haven't been able to find a listing that identifies this tablet, so far. That leads me to suspect that it's most likely something that's available over the counter. Where did you find it? Some products are regional, so that may help to narrow it down. Does anyone else' recognize this tablet? I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. ## Someone have it to my husband because he had a horrible migraine and so he took it and it completely knocked him out .... If they give that to people over the counter there is something wrong with that... He was even slurrin...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
Seroquel drug test
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Does seroquel show up in a urine test? If so, how long does it take to leave my system/not show up on the test? ## I recently went to the hospital with psychotic episodes and was wondering if 700mg of seroquel too much..in the past 3 months, my doctor was thinking of putting me on 800mg and i thought that was way too much. what do you think? your an expert on this subject. ## will this drug harm an unborn baby ## will seroquel show up on a drug test on my probation drug screen/if so what does it show up? i take 1200mg a night ## Yes, it will defifnietly harm a newborn.DO NOT TAKE IT WHILE PREGNANT OR NURSING PLEASE... ## yes it will show up in your drug screen, it comes up as benzo's but if your prescribed it just take the prescription in with you and it won't be classed as a di...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
How Long Does Seroquel Stay In Your System
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i take 300 mg a day and it takes 4-5 weeks to clear out of your system ## The half-life of Seroquel, which contains the active ingredient Quetiapine is roughly 6 hours and, in general, it takes 5 to 6 half-lives to clear out of your body, so the actual clearance time would be only 30 to 36 hours. It can take 4 weeks, or so, for your body to adjust to not having it and return to normal, but it doesn't take that long to actually clear the drug from your body. Are there any other questions or comments? ## Quitiapine Fumarate 50 mg, how long does it take to clear for a drug test. It's only used to get a deep sleep and my husband has a rx, I plan to ask my doctor for it next time I see her But in case I go to test for this new job I'd like to know. And do they even look for this ...
Updated 3 months ago.
 
seroquel false positive
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I'm on Seroquel XR & it ones up positive for THC when I test at probation. They have a complete list of my meds. Here in our county, they send it off to a lab that confirms it being either a " true or false positive ". It comes back from the lab as a false positive of course, since I do not use. Hang in there Seroquel takers! It's a CRAZY DRUG! ## Seroquel has shown up on my drug screens a few times now as TCA. This was on a larger panel cup test. A lot of meds can be abused and more places are getting better tests. ## I have to take a urine test every Friday and Monday for probation... I test negative one day and the very next time I show positive.... I have not smoked in over a month... I'm am on seroquel 100 mg 2x a day. Can this be the reason for a positive d...
Updated 3 months ago.
 
how long does seroquel stay in your system
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How long will a 50mg seroquel stay in your system if you have never taken one before? And will it show up on a urine drug screen? ## This medication is not something that is usually included on standard drug tests, since it is not a controlled substance, according to NIH studies. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, mood changes, and weight changes. Has it been prescribed for you? If so, there is nothing to worry about, just make sure they know that you've been taking it, at the time you are tested.
Updated 3 months ago.
 

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