Paxil vs Seroquel

Paxil
(Rx)
Seroquel
(Rx)
Paxil is an antidepressant medication.
Seroquel is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.6
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.1
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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December 29, 1992
September 26, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
310,191 Discussions
217,998 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Panic Attacks
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Panic
#6 for OCD
#8 for Headaches
#10 for GAD
#11 for Panic Disorder
#12 for Anxiety Attacks
Paxil is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attacks 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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Pax
Withdrawal Symptoms
10
Dizziness
2
Nausea
2
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Numbness
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Suicide
1
Head Zaps
1
Decreased Libido
1
Drowsiness
1
Ser
Weight Gain
6
Tiredness
3
Weight Loss
1
Diabetes
1
Headaches
1
Hangover
1
Seizures
1
Nightmares
1
RLS
1
Exhaustion
1
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Paxil
Pax
Seroquel
Ser
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pax
Ser
10
0
Dizziness
Pax
Ser
2
0
Nausea
Pax
Ser
2
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Pax
Ser
1
0
Numbness
Pax
Ser
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Pax
Ser
1
0
Suicide
Pax
Ser
1
0
Head Zaps
Pax
Ser
1
0
Decreased Libido
Pax
Ser
1
0
Drowsiness
Pax
Ser
1
0
Weight Gain
Ser
Pax
6
0
Tiredness
Ser
Pax
3
0
Weight Loss
Ser
Pax
1
0
Diabetes
Ser
Pax
1
0
Headaches
Ser
Pax
1
0
Hangover
Ser
Pax
1
0
Seizures
Ser
Pax
1
0
Nightmares
Ser
Pax
1
0
RLS
Ser
Pax
1
0
Exhaustion
Ser
Pax
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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D Category D
Before taking Paxil 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 Paxil 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: 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg
Suspension: 10 mg/5 mL
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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Paroxetine Hcl
Quetiapine Fumarate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Paxil 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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