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Latuda vs. Seroquel for Depression

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Latuda

Rx
/ 7,038 posts
Other Names: lurasidone

Seroquel

Rx
/ 149,107 posts
Other Names: Quetiapine   Seroquel XR
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 7,038 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 149,107 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Lurasidone (trade name Latuda) is an atypical antipsychotic developed by Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma. It was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of schizophrenia on October 29, 2010 and is currently pending approval ... 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 MommaandBabyT
July 13, 2014
MommaandBabyT wrote
Latuda and Pregnancy
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By supermomsue
June 7, 2014
supermomsue wrote
Latuda is the best thing to take while pregnant!!!!!
Hi, I'm so excited for you and your family!! I am also on Latuda and have had a great pregnancy so far, it sounds like your pregnancy was great too and I have another question for you, I noticed on my prescription bottle yesterday that it said Latuda could cause the baby severe withdrawals, did you have an issue with this? I would love to hear from you, Thank you in advance!
MommaandBabyT  |  July 13, 2014
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By AUBREE
May 20, 2014
AUBREE wrote
meds
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By mk
April 16, 2014
mk wrote
provigil vs. adderall for ADD and bipolar
Provigil is long term sustaining so is Nuvigil. Nuvigil is designed with the purpose to increase short term, long term memory and increase awareness and increase concentration.
kmphillipscats3  |  May 22, 2014
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By Thomas
April 6, 2014
Thomas wrote
Extreme Energy
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By angelajhn
December 17, 2013
angelajhn wrote
depression
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By alan
November 9, 2013
alan wrote
Quetiapine , and cognitive Impairment
There are multiple anti-depressant medications. Consult your prescribing physician on your reactions to your medication. Keeping a journal helps, & will aide in getting you on the right dose or prescription.
June 26, 2014
I've been taking 400-450 mg of Seroquel for over 10 years. I was for
tunate to be treated by a very good Neuro Psychiatrist who has now retired. While taking more than 400mg can cause insomnia. Lower doses of 50-100mg can act as a sleep aid. I function best by taking it all at bedtime along with a sleep aid. When I had to find a new doctor, the first thing he did was screw with my Meds. I should have listened to my instincts, and changed only one med at a time. He changed me too 400mg at nigh
Mer  |  June 8, 2014
I have been on Quetiapine for about 10 years now, it does take a long time to get used to the effects of this drug both good and bad. One thing to remember is, you are used to the way your mind worked before taking the drug, and have to learn how your mind works after taking it. Yes after taking it you will become impaired, it is a very strong tranquilizer. I started on 200ml per day, 25 ml 4 times a day, 100ml at bedtime it took about a year or even 2 before I learned to function while on this
Kellin  |  June 1, 2014
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
LiveWithPTSD wrote
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
mustfindbetterway  |  January 23, 2014
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By drumrman
August 26, 2013
drumrman wrote
Latuda
Did you take seroquel
Jennifer  |  March 7, 2014
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What patients are saying about Latuda vs. Seroquel

1,029 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
it gave me anxiety and panic attacks but made me tired...
...depressed. I hated latuda at first because it gave me anxiety and panic attacks but made me tired at the same ...taking latuda? I think it works better than seroquel because i can keep a better ...
Latuda and I don't think it is working very well for me. I...
...switched over from Seroquel about a month ago due to excessive weight gain...It worked very well ...weight. My dr put me on 40 mg of Latuda and I don't think it is working very well for me. I fe...
20mg.  My daily seroquel AM hangover has been significantly...
...  I recently started latuda @ 20mg.  My daily seroquel AM hangover has been significantly reduced. ...
20mg.  My daily seroquel AM hangover has been significantly...
...there.   I recently started latuda @ 20mg.  My daily seroquel AM hangover has been significantly reduced. ...
on Serequel at one time and it caused me to gain 40 lbs. It...
...take 40 mg of Latuda and had no idea it helped with weight loss. I am on ...does say it causes significant weight gain. I was on Serequel at one time and it caused me to gain 40 lbs. It was awfu...
been taking 40mg Latuda for 8 days switching from Seroquel...
I have been taking 40mg Latuda for 8 days switching from Seroquel 100mg because of excessive weight gain. I have been having full on akathisia. Last night was horrible I just keep pacing...
I have been taking 40mg Latuda for 8 days...
...entry-content I have been taking 40mg Latuda for 8 days switching from Seroquel 100mg because of excessive weight gain. I have been having full on akathisia. Last night was...
on Serequel at one time and it caused me to gain 40 lbs. It...
...class='post entry-content I take 40 mg of Latuda and had no idea it helped with weight loss. I am ...I was on Serequel at one time and it caused me to gain 40 lbs. It was...
of an AP for me even though I was on it for quite some time....
I am on Latuda. Seroquel wasn't as good of an AP for me even though I was on it for quite some time. And I heard the ...of it. I haven't experienced any side effects from the Latuda and this is the...
of weight gain, so he put me on latuda and trazodone!!!...
...at 30mg and wanted me to stop Seroquel because of weight gain, so he put me on latuda and trazodone!!! I hope...
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