Quetiapine vs Seroquel

Quetiapine
(Rx)
Seroquel
(Rx)
Quetiapine 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
2.8
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.9
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
September 26, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
20,668 Discussions
218,716 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#4 for Psychosis
#5 for Sedation
#6 for Schizophrenia
#8 for Restlessness
#9 for Mania
#10 for OCD
#11 for Hallucinations
#12 for Paranoia
#13 for Sleep Disorders
#14 for Panic Attacks
#15 for Panic
Quetiapine is prescribed for Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis and Schizophrenia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, Sedation, Restlessness 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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Que
Weight Gain
9
Tiredness
5
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
1
Headaches
1
Dry Mouth
1
Exhaustion
1
Increased Appetite
1
Nightmares
1
RLS
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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Diabetes
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1
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1
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0
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1
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1
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1
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9
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5
5
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2
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1
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1
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0
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1
1
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1
1
Exhaustion
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1
1
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 Quetiapine 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 Quetiapine 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: 50 mg(3)-200 mg (1)-300 mg(11), 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Quetiapine Fumarate
Quetiapine Fumarate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Quetiapine 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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