Users' questions

Does quetiapine make you weird?

Does quetiapine make you weird?

Quetiapine can sometimes cause serious side effects. Tell your doctor immediately if you experience unusual movements (mainly of the face or tongue). Feeling a little dizzy or sleepy is common, particularly at the start of treatment.

What are the reviews of Seroquel for schizophrenia?

Seroquel has an average rating of 6.3 out of 10 from a total of 36 ratings for the treatment of Schizophrenia. 56% of those users who reviewed Seroquel reported a positive effect, while 31% reported a negative effect. 36 ratings from 35 user reviews. Compare all 78 medications used in the treatment of Schizophrenia.

Are there any side effects to taking Seroquel?

Walking seems to help too. If you do take this one, stay as active as you can to avoid diabetes because as my psychiatrist told me “It will happen eventually” Also, I adopted a vegatarian diet to help lower other risks with this one. The other downside is that it can make you very tired.

Can you take Seroquel for autism and anxiety?

Yes No “My son has autism and anxiety. He started experiencing psychosis/auditory hallucinations at age 18…so bad he would yell and get very angry. We have started Seroquel, on it over 2 months now, some improvement but not great. His doc has now upped it from 25mg and we are now 500 mg. Along with Mirtazipine and Ativan for sleep.

Which is better for anxiety Risperdal or Seroquel?

“Seroquel- Out of Risperdal, Zyprexa, Trilafon, Abilify, Haldol, and Geodon, Seroquel is by far the best one. At lower doses, it is good for anxiety. You don’t feel like a zombie on it. Obviously it helps you sleep, but at lower doses you won’t be sleepy or if you just take it at bed time.

What happens to your body when you take Seroquel?

Now, a year later, the title may well be, “No Grains, No Pains.” The issue of sustenance, post Seroquel, was relatively easily addressed. The issue of insomnia, was to put it oxymoronically, a nightmare. For more than a year I was lucky if I got three or four hours of sleep, and I went days (nights, really) in a row with absolutely none.

Is it safe to take Seroquel at night?

As reviews and ratings are subjective and self-reported, this information should not be used as the basis for any statistical analysis or scientific studies. For Bipolar Disorder “I suffer from Bipolar II, take 200mg Lamictal daily, and was prescribed 25mg Seroquel to take at night to help me sleep during hypomanic episodes.

How much Seroquel is needed for mood stabilizing effect?

Please note that the mood stabilizing effect only kicks in at a minimum dosage of 100 mg. Anything under that is a sedative, like Benadryl on steroids with the added benefit of developing akinesia and metabolic syndrome. You WILL gain weight on this drug regardless of dosage. On the bright side, it’ll get rid of your allergy sniffles.”

When to see an eye doctor for Seroquel withdrawal?

The label on Seroquel has, for two years now, stated that patients on Seroquel should see their eye doctor every six months. It lists as a side effect, “eye pain.” What the label doesn’t say is that forty percent of the body’s pain receptors are in the cornea. In summary, Seroquel withdrawal is a misnomer.