Ativan vs Seroquel

Ativan
(Rx)
Seroquel
(Rx)
Ativan is a sleep medication and an anxiety medication (benzodiazepine).
Seroquel is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.1
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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September 30, 1977
September 26, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
235,658 Discussions
217,927 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#4 for Panic Attacks
#5 for Insomnia
#6 for Panic
#7 for Nausea
#8 for Seizures
#10 for Restlessness
#11 for Vomiting
#12 for Anxiety Attacks
#13 for Sedation
#14 for Sleep Disorders
#15 for Shaking
#16 for GAD
Ativan is prescribed for Anxiety and Panic Attacks and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Depression, Insomnia and Withdrawal Symptoms, although it is not approved for these conditions.
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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Ati
Weakness
1
Weight Gain
1
Hallucinations
1
Weight Loss
1
Euphoria
1
Blurred Vision
1
Impotence
1
Blood Clots
1
Brain Damage
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Ser
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
5
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
2
Headaches
1
Hangover
1
Seizures
1
Nightmares
1
RLS
1
Exhaustion
1
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Weakness
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Ser
1
0
Weight Gain
Ati
Ser
1
10
Hallucinations
Ati
Ser
1
0
Weight Loss
Ati
Ser
1
2
Euphoria
Ati
Ser
1
0
Blurred Vision
Ati
Ser
1
0
Impotence
Ati
Ser
1
0
Blood Clots
Ati
Ser
1
0
Brain Damage
Ati
Ser
1
0
Vivid Dreams
Ati
Ser
1
0
Weight Gain
Ser
Ati
10
1
Tiredness
Ser
Ati
5
0
Weight Loss
Ser
Ati
2
1
Diabetes
Ser
Ati
2
0
Headaches
Ser
Ati
1
0
Hangover
Ser
Ati
1
0
Seizures
Ser
Ati
1
0
Nightmares
Ser
Ati
1
0
RLS
Ser
Ati
1
0
Exhaustion
Ser
Ati
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Seroquel during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Alcohol consumption with this medication can increase sedation, confusion and may result in loss of conciousness (central nervous system depression). It may also disrupt psychomotor performance.
There may be a negative interaction between Seroquel and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg
Solution: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL
Syringe: 2 mg/mL, 4 mg/mL
Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid alcohol with drug because it may increase CNS depressant effects (sedation, confusion ...etc.).
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Lorazepam
Quetiapine Fumarate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ativan 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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