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  • Horrible Quetiapine Withdrawal

    Hi!  Last year I was on 550 mg. of Quetipine and was rapided tapered off by an organization In Alberta, Canada.  At the same time I was also taking Gabapentin, Remeron, Zoplicone and Cortef.  Once they got me down to 200 mg. of Seroquel they had me reduce all the meds at the same time. ...

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  • quetiapine and exercising/heat stroke

    I take 50mg of quetiapine at night. I work out in the morning, treadmill for about 1 hour running/walking/incline/intervals. I sweat extremely bad, dripping from my heat, arms, and neck. I read that you should not do strenuous exercising on quetiapine due to the inability to cool the body down. I feel...

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  • Extreme tiredness on 25 mg of Quetiapine

    Hi, I really don't want to take Quetiapine as it makes me very very sleepy, but if I don't take it I can't sleep. Last night I tossed and turned for 2 hours and finally succumbed to taking it. This morning I feel rotten and sleepy. If I don't take it, I can't sleep. But if I take...

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  • Knumb hands legs

    I’ve been taking quetiapine now for about 4 months and and before this never had pins and needles and knumbness. I take 25mg for sleep have now increased to 50mg and I only get it when I lie down or sleep has anyone else had this I’m so scared 

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  • Knumb hands at night

    Does anyone else experience tingling knumb hands at night from this medication I take between 25mg and 50mg at night for sleep but get tingling and knumb hands !!!  Is this a side effect ? It just scares me that’s all...  anyone at all get this or had this ?

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  • Quetiapine and restless legs

    I've recently been prescribed Quetiapine 150mgs and find about an hour after taking it I get terrible restless legs for a couple of hours.  I have started taking it earlier so I can get to sleep at a reasonable hour as I have to stay up until the 'twitchy' feeling in my legs has passed. ...

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  • Tingling knumb hands

    Has any else experienced this either in withdrawal or taking ads ? I’m now taking 75mg and quietiapine at night for sleeping!  I sweat lots and have tingling and knumb hands when I lie down at night and when I wake up it’s really scary   Report this ❤ 0

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  • Quetiapine causing worse psychosis?

    Hi, I’m a recovering alcoholic.  I tried all sorts of meds to help me quit alcohol.  My doc put me on Xanax first.  It didn’t help me at all.  I decided to go cold turkey (again) and quit alcohol on my own.  Then I got hooked on xanax (high dosages) then cold turkeyd my way...

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  • Knumb hands

    Has anyone going through change over and withdrawal suffered with knumb hands when they lye down or sleep ? Little bit of tingling too

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  • How long will it take to work?

    Quetiapine/Seroquil! Been on for just over 10 weeks now and still not working. In fact I'm getting worse. Started on 25mg and have slowly been increased to 100mg. My current dose is 100mg but will be upped again in three weeks to 125mg. Apparently its a relatively low dose. Doctor said it takes...

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  • Prescription for Sertraline, Quetiapine and Diazepam

    I have been taking Sertraline (200mg) for quite a long time, for major depression and OCD. Recently, within the last 3-4 weeks, my psychiatrist has prescribed Quetiapine XR (50mg) to be taken at night, for the off-label treatment of anxiety and insomnia. Today, I have been giving a supply of Diazepam...

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  • Seroquel (Quetiapine) Withdrawal

    Hi  Am on the 6th day since stopping this drug completely. Tapered off but probably a bit too fast as was keen to get off it, went from 300 to 150 over a month and then just stopped it altogether last week. Am only sleeping due to a friends spare sleeping tabs that she gave me but even then my sleep...

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  • Quetiapine....3 days and stopped

    I was taking 50mg of Q for sleeptlessness and anxiety. It did absolutely nothing for my sleep, no change and I was told by psych and pharmacy that it would be immediate.  For the last two nights my heart rate was very rapid and every time I tried to fall asleep, my heart would race and wake me up. ...

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  • 3rd week off of quetiapine - the insomnia is driving me crazy.

    I was prescribed 50 mg of Seroquel nightly for insomnia back in May. When I took it as prescribed that night, I was out for 10 hours straight. My husband says he got our dog on the bed and I didn't even react. I don't like sleeping with our 140 lbs Great Dane, so I usually tell him to get off...

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  • Quietiapine and loss of appetite

    I've recently had my medication changed from Olanzapine to Quietiapine 300mg and have no appetite at all. I've been taking it for three weeks now and the weight is falling off me as I haven't been eating. In truth I have two bananas a day and can't face the thought of a proper meal. Strangely,...

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  • Been depressed for around a year and getting worse

    I'm bi polar and at the moment experiencing severe depression anxiety and paranoia and aggression and snapping at anyone this has been going on past year and getting worse I was on quietapine 350 mg and 150mg at night my cpn had told me before I wasn't allowed an antidepressant as would make...

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  • Diagnosis is looking like BPD.

    Im so worried about starting my new medication quetiapine 25mg at night. I have been told by the docs and read forums that weight gain is very likely. Why oh why? Also they will start reducing my venafaxine slowly.

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  • Seroquel Withdrawal

    I've been on 800mg of seroquel for over a year for insomnia. I do not have bipolar or any other psychiatric disease. 800mg is no longer making me sleep so I want to stop taking it completely. It was researching withdrawal symptoms that I found out I was prescribed a very high dose of a serious medicine...

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  • Seizure like episodes after taking Seroquel! !!

    Hello all! I have been taking Seroquel for the past 4 years for my bipolar and my insomnia. Over the past year I have noticed that an hour after taking the 100 mgs, I have seizure like episodes. My legs need to move constantly. My arms start to turn inward, (imagine holding your arm and hand straight...

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  • Does this drug really work for anxiety?

    Suffering from crippling anxiety for 30 plus years.l have been on every antidepressant known to man and talking therapy nothing has ever helped.l have now been changed to quetiapine XL 50mgs.l have been on them for 7 days.I have no improvement as yet l am also in withdrawal from vortioxetine.l am struggling...

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  • Quetiapine Withdrawl and Lurasidone (Latuda) - Experiences?

    Hi everyone! So basically I have decided I've had enough of Quetiapine after a year or so of taking it. My reason for the is primarily due to my weight gain and inability to lose weight whilst on the drug. Basically I've gained over 3 stone (45 pounds) and after 2 solid months of x4 weekly gym...

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  • Anybody try Quetiapine?

    Hi guys. I've been advised to try Quetiapine, marketed as Seroquel. I'm already on Bupropion and Venlafaxine but I'm being weaned off the Venlafaxine as both seem to have stopped working for me. Just wondered if anyone has any experience of such, would be grateful to hear your experiences....

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  • 50mg of Quetiapine for verbally aggressive outbursts

    I have been on Escitalopram since 15th December 2014 and I am now on Maximum dose of 20mg, I have recently started to get verbally aggressive outbursts and have been prescribed 50mg of Quetiapine to be taken before bed. Has anything had any experience with this drug and the verbally aggressive outbursts?...

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  • Quetiapine (bipolar)

    I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and was given Quetiapine. I was told to take 300mgs but I only took 200mgs. It's been a month now and I am still feeling a bit manic. I know I should be taking 300mgs so I am going to start that tonight but my question is do you think 300mgs is high? Is...

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  • Withdrawals

    Hi I am coming of qutiapine xl was on 600mg at night now down to 300mg startiing to feel very restless and my anxiety is really bad pulse feel lightheaded is this normal?

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  • Quetiapene XL or XR Which is better?

    Does anyone take or switched to 600mg Quetiapene XL but was previously taking 600mg Quetiapene XR? I've revently been prescribed Mirtazapene and switched to quetiapene XL. Although I am not taking the xl version yet as I still have the xr tablets and don't want to be even more spaced out on on...

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  • Sertaline and quitipine for anxiety agitation suicidal thoughts

    Hi any advice would be kindly appreciated I've been suffering with severe anxiety and agitation since October which has led to depression or low mood as they like to call it! I've even on 100mg sertaline since December upped to 150 on Friday and quitipine about 3 weeks 50mg increased to 100!...

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  • Mistake - Help

    My Dr gave me some 150mg tablets and we decided that after a week or so it was too much and I dropped to 75mg. Recently he prescribed 100mg to cover me coming off of Mirtazapine. I've just realised instead of taking 100mg I've been using the 150mg tablets for 6 nights. If I drop back to 100mg...

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  • Quetiapine (Seroquel) Drowsiness - Urgent

    I am currently on 100mg of seroquel instant release, and have been on it for about two months. I was on it in the past while i was in an in patient facility, but on a much smaller dose and not as an antipsychotic. Anyways, right now i am in the midst of an extreme depressive episode, and if i fall asleep...

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  • Queitpine and acute cholecystitis

    Hello I've been on queitpine for over a year, i have weaned my self off 75 mg to 25 mg since November my blood's have shown i have a infection, couple of weeks ago i was in slot of pain and was rushed to hospital with acute cholecystitis, i am due to go bk in for med review and heard queitpine...

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  • quetiapine and pregabalin for severe GAD

    currently on 450mg pregabalin for very severe disabling anxiety very confused about if its helping or not started quetiapine a month ago now on 50mg any experiences? does it help for anxiety i am not keen on taking off lable drugs

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