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Quetiapine

Also known as Seroquel

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  • Sore throat

    Does anyone else get a sore throat from taking quietiapine??? Since I started taking it I’ve always got a sore throat ? I take 50mg at night...

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  • Stopping Seroquel 50mg?

    Hi all, I don’t have bipolar, schizophrenia etc., any of the ailments seroquel is used for. I have been taking it for about 6 months as a sleep aid (a bit strange I know). I’ve found that it does absolutely nothing except knocks me out...no lessening or bettering of moods etc. All that’s happened is...

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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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  • Quetiapine weight gain worries

    Hi i have just been started on Q 25mg morning and evening increasing over the next 4 weeks to 100mg morning 300mg at night. I am terrified of the stories of the weight gain people experience on this drug 😱 is it the same for everyone?? Does everyone gain weight off this?? I know i have to take...

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  • Quetiapine for GAD

    After a lifetime (40 years) of on and off anxiety, some of it extreme, a private Psychiatrist diagnosed me with Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) this week. He's prescribed 50mg of Quetiapine each night for a month then a review. Is anyone else taking this for GAD and is it effective? I've...

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  • My husband has dementia and has been prescribed Quetamiene 25 mb

    I took him to hospital after having 36 hours of hallucinations and the psychiatrist prescribed Quetamine 25 mg.  he has been sleeping since last night at 11pm and although I have managed to give him a snack and a couple of drinks I cannot give him his antibiotic because he won't wake up. He...

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  • Tight muscles

    Does anyone get tight muscles from these meds been on them for a few months 50mg for sleep and getting cramping muscles and tight legs arms etc 

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  • Help, Am I withdrawing??

    I have been taking 50mg of quetiapine a night for sleep, sometimes 100mg for the last 4 months. I was constantly bloated, having indigestion and feeling sick and was desperate to sleep naturally again, so I stopped taking them last week. luckily I have been sleeping well without them however, I think...

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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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  • 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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  • Numb hands at noght

    Has anyone else experienced knumb hands at night taking this medication? I never used to get it until I started taking it. I take 50mg at night for sleep 

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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