Seroquel (Oral)

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What is Seroquel used for besides bipolar and schizophreina?

my daughter who is 25 and mildly mentally handicaped has been given this drug to take. to my knowledge she has never been diagnosed with bipolar or schizophreina. is this the correct drug for her. she gets hostle at times and is on other meds as well....
by Linda in leesburg, ga, 02/01/2006

Herbal vitamins, weight shakes, and seroquel.

Hello, I,ve been taking herbal supplements for weight loss. I'm wondering if there is any kind of reactions known between seroquel and the following supplements.The vitamins I'm taking include cell activator that contains certain plant extracts. Also...
by Krissy P in St. Charles, Illinois, 01/02/2006


I have been on this, and it is of no surprise to hear that someone had urinary incontinence using this drug. It knocks you on your butt, you are lucky to be able to talk without slurring let alone hold your urine. I did not have trouble holding my uri...
by Kelly in FL, 06/13/2006

Sleeping meds

When I went to drug treatment a few years ago, I was prescribed Seroquel 100 mg to help me sleep. It really works great and I've been on it every since. However, is it the best thing I can be taking for sleep? The idea of taking a "Anti-phsychotic" is...
by William Strong in St. Paul, MN, 11/21/2005

Seroquel (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Seroquel (Oral)

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Seroquel (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Quetiapine (kwe-TYE-a-peen) Treats schizophrenia. This medicine is an antipsychotic.

When To Not Use Seroquel (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to quetiapine.

How Should You Use Seroquel (Oral)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper Seroquel (Oral) Storage

Store Seroquel (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Seroquel (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Seroquel (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using levodopa, Sinemet®, erythromycin (Erythro-Tab®), rifampin (Rifadin®, Rifamate®), blood pressure medicine (such as atenolol, Adalat®, Hytrin®, Procardia®, Toprol®, Vasotec®, Zestril®), medicine for seizures (such as carbamazepine, phenytoin, primidone, Dilantin®, Tegretol®), a steroid (such as prednisone), medicine to treat fungal infections (such as fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, Diflucan®, Nizoral®, Sporanox®), or other antipsychotic medicine such as thioridazine (Mellaril®).
  • Tell your doctor if you are using any medicines that make you sleepy. These include sleeping pills, cold and allergy medicine, narcotic pain relievers, and sedatives.
  • Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

Seroquel (Oral) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart disease, liver disease, Alzheimer's disease, bleeding problems, high cholesterol, problems with your blood circulation, or a history of heart attack, stroke, seizures, or breast cancer.
  • This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.
  • You may get overheated more easily while you are using this medicine. Be careful if you exercise heavily or are in high heat or humidity. Drink plenty of water every day.
  • You may need to have your eyes tested on a regular basis while you are using this medicine.

Seroquel (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Fast heartbeat
  • Fever, sweating, confusion, uneven heartbeat, muscle stiffness
  • Jerky muscle movements you cannot control (often in your face, tongue, or jaw)
  • Lightheadedness or fainting
  • Seizures
  • Trouble seeing or bright light bothering your eyes
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea, constipation
  • Weight gain

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