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Haloperidol vs. Seroquel for Psychotic

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Haloperidol

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Other Names: Haldol

Seroquel

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/ 150,881 posts
Other Names: Quetiapine   Seroquel XR
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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Haloperidol is a typical antipsychotic. It is in the butyrophenone class of antipsychotic medications and has pharmacology similar to the phenothiazines.Haloperidol is an older antipsychotic used in the treatment of schizophrenia and, more acutely, in th... Read more on Wikipedia
Quetiapine (branded as Seroquel, Ketipinor), is an atypical antipsychotic approved for the treatment of schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder.Annual sales are approximately $5.7 billion worldwide, and $2.9 billion in the United States. The U.S... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Thomas
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By alan
November 9, 2013
alan wrote
Quetiapine , and cognitive Impairment
I am feeling the same way, I have been taking 50mg for two weeks a the doctor raised me to 50 mg at bed and 25 mg in the morning. I am fatigued, down, not able to think clearly. This is crazy, I feel that I'm go into depression because of my symptoms.
Rusty  |  March 17, 2014
antipsychotic meds are too much risk to be used off-label
i'm not a comedian  |  January 13, 2014
Its not a sleep aid , you should try something approved for sleep , its a anti psychotic , if your not psychotic don't take it ,
adam  |  January 3, 2014
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By LiveWithPTSD
August 30, 2013
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The light switch
Thanks for the thoughtful post. I was also an eldest. Given my emotional makeup, being very responsible, always the good girl the responsibility of caring for siblings, carrying out chores, attempting to keep peace & unsuccessfully lead my charges to pull their share of the work at a young age took a toll on me too.
I was shy at school & moved every other year. I found relief in theater arts playing characters not me. Later I was discouraged from pursuing theater as a career. Music & books f
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What patients are saying about Haloperidol vs. Seroquel

213 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
1500mg (OMG ) of Seroquel doesn't work, he wants to add...
...an antipsychotic crisis. My seroquel has worked beautifully for 5 ...of 1500mg (OMG ) of Seroquel doesn't work, he wants to ...I have three choices: (a) Haloperidol (b) Geodon © Lithiu...
sleeping, seroquel is a great med. Risperdal does...
...have problems sleeping, seroquel is a great med. Risperdal does ...haloperidol along with it. If you're not a haloperidol fan, try the ris
take seroquel now. I have found it very good. Nothing like...
I take seroquel now. I have found it ...nothing AT ALL! Whilst I was pregnant tho I was put on haloperidol. Similar medication. That one is actually classified a \"d\"...
low doses either).  Seroquel helped me to stay asleep....
...is the most sedating anti-psychotic? I've been on quitiapine, olanzapine, chorpromazine, haloperidol, resperidone and sulpride. The typicals ...taking low doses either).  Seroquel helped me t...
I used to take Seroquel but I don't take it anymore....
Thank you Lindsay for the link. I used to take Seroquel but I don't take it anymore. I mainly take Haloperidol and Blonanserin at the moment. When I worked at Pharmaceutical company, I heard...
one of the side effects listed for Seroquel...\ \ \ Tardive...
...one of the side effects listed for Seroquel...\ \ \ Tardive ...shown to have a much lower risk of tardive dyskinesia compared to older antipsychotics, such as Haldol� (haloperidol). Should you...
Seroquel a night to sleep, and it worked wonders. But...
...sedating effects of anti-psychotics? Has anybody noticed this? I was first prescribed 25mg's Seroquel a night to sleep, and it worked wonders. But ...5mg's of Haldol (haloperidol) during the day...
insomnia and I am also using seroquel to sleep. I slept for...
...I am also using seroquel to sleep. I slept ...taking 75 mgs of seroquel. The other very sedating antipsychotics are thorazine, haloperidol, zyprexa along with se...
had a similiar reaction to haloperidol (Haldol) when I was...
...had a similiar reaction to haloperidol (Haldol) when I was ...insomnia is an issue I'm going to stick to sedative antihistamines or Seroquel (which has never caused me akathisia), but preferably...
thread! Seroquel is commonly Rx'ed for insomnia and general...
...seroquel is quite effective for the come ...the posts in this thread! Seroquel is commonly Rx'ed for insomnia and general sedation. It ...will use thorazine or haloperidol before I use quetia...
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