Abilify vs Seroquel

Abilify
(Rx)
Seroquel
(Rx)
Abilify is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Seroquel is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.5
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.9
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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November 15, 2002
September 26, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
129,383 Discussions
217,813 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#3 for Psychosis
#4 for Restlessness
#5 for Mania
#6 for Schizophrenia
#7 for OCD
#8 for Paranoia
Abilify is prescribed for Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis and Restlessness and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#4 for Psychosis
#5 for Sedation
#7 for Mania
#8 for Restlessness
#10 for Sleep Disorders
#11 for Schizophrenia
#12 for Paranoia
#13 for OCD
#14 for Panic Attacks
#15 for PTSD
#16 for Panic
Seroquel is prescribed for Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis and Mania and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, Sedation, Withdrawal Symptoms and Restlessness, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Abi
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
4
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Headaches
1
Seizures
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Numbness
1
Exhaustion
1
Ser
Weight Gain
9
Tiredness
4
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
2
Headaches
1
Hangover
1
Seizures
1
Nightmares
1
RLS
1
Exhaustion
1
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Abilify
Abi
Seroquel
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Weight Gain
Abi
Ser
10
9
Tiredness
Abi
Ser
4
4
Weight Loss
Abi
Ser
2
2
Diabetes
Abi
Ser
1
2
Suicidal behavior
Abi
Ser
1
0
Headaches
Abi
Ser
1
1
Seizures
Abi
Ser
1
1
Suicidal Thoughts
Abi
Ser
1
0
Numbness
Abi
Ser
1
0
Exhaustion
Abi
Ser
1
1
Weight Gain
Ser
Abi
9
10
Tiredness
Ser
Abi
4
4
Weight Loss
Ser
Abi
2
2
Diabetes
Ser
Abi
2
1
Headaches
Ser
Abi
1
1
Hangover
Ser
Abi
1
0
Seizures
Ser
Abi
1
1
Nightmares
Ser
Abi
1
0
RLS
Ser
Abi
1
0
Exhaustion
Ser
Abi
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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C Category C
Before taking Abilify during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Seroquel during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Abilify and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Seroquel and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Aripiprazole
Quetiapine Fumarate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Abilify and Seroquel: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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I was on Abilify for at least 5 years, and it never did anything for me. I started seroquel a few days ago, and I like it so far. It's really helping me.

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