Risperidone vs Seroquel

Risperidone
(Rx)
Seroquel
(Rx)
Risperidone is a bipolar medication and a psychosis medication.
Seroquel is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.0
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.9
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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June 30, 2008
September 26, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
29,615 Discussions
217,819 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Psychosis
#5 for Schizophrenia
#6 for ADHD
#7 for OCD
#8 for Anger
#9 for Paranoia
#10 for Hallucinations
#11 for Autism
#12 for Mania
#13 for Aggression
#14 for Rage
#15 for Tics
Risperidone is prescribed for Anxiety, Depression, Psychosis, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Anger, Hallucinations, Autism and Mania and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for ADHD, OCD and Paranoia, 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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Ris
Weight Gain
9
Tiredness
3
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Headaches
1
Seizures
1
Suicide
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Weakness
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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Weight Gain
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9
10
Tiredness
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Ser
3
5
Weight Loss
Ris
Ser
2
2
Diabetes
Ris
Ser
1
2
Suicidal behavior
Ris
Ser
1
0
Headaches
Ris
Ser
1
1
Seizures
Ris
Ser
1
1
Suicide
Ris
Ser
1
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Ris
Ser
1
0
Weakness
Ris
Ser
1
0
Weight Gain
Ser
Ris
10
9
Tiredness
Ser
Ris
5
3
Weight Loss
Ser
Ris
2
2
Diabetes
Ser
Ris
2
1
Headaches
Ser
Ris
1
1
Hangover
Ser
Ris
1
0
Seizures
Ser
Ris
1
1
Nightmares
Ser
Ris
1
0
RLS
Ser
Ris
1
0
Exhaustion
Ser
Ris
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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C Category C
Before taking Risperidone 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 Risperidone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Seroquel and alcohol.
Method of use
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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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Risperidone
Quetiapine Fumarate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Risperidone and Seroquel: Interaction not known, but may still existModerate 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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