Haloperidol vs Seroquel

Haloperidol
(Rx)
Seroquel
(Rx)
Haloperidol is a psychosis medication.
Seroquel is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Psychosis
4.0
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Psychosis
2.7
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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June 10, 1986
September 26, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
7,203 Discussions
217,828 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Psychosis
#2 for Schizophrenia
#3 for Nausea
#4 for Delirium
#6 for Aggression
#7 for Vomiting
Haloperidol is prescribed for Psychosis and Schizophrenia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Nausea, although it is not approved for this condition.
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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Hal
Restlessness
7
Depression
6
Bipolar Disorder
4
Weight Gain
4
Dementia
3
Tardive Dyskinesia
3
Tiredness
2
Shaking
2
Akathisia
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
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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Haloperidol
Hal
Seroquel
Ser
Restlessness
Hal
Ser
7
0
Depression
Hal
Ser
6
0
Bipolar Disorder
Hal
Ser
4
0
Weight Gain
Hal
Ser
4
10
Dementia
Hal
Ser
3
0
Tardive Dyskinesia
Hal
Ser
3
0
Tiredness
Hal
Ser
2
5
Shaking
Hal
Ser
2
0
Akathisia
Hal
Ser
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Hal
Ser
2
0
Weight Gain
Ser
Hal
10
4
Tiredness
Ser
Hal
5
2
Weight Loss
Ser
Hal
2
0
Diabetes
Ser
Hal
2
0
Headaches
Ser
Hal
1
0
Hangover
Ser
Hal
1
0
Seizures
Ser
Hal
1
0
Nightmares
Ser
Hal
1
0
RLS
Ser
Hal
1
0
Exhaustion
Ser
Hal
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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C Category C
Before taking Haloperidol 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.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Haloperidol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Seroquel and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg
Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
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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Haloperidol , Haloperidol Lactate
Quetiapine Fumarate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Haloperidol and Seroquel: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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