Rivotril vs Seroquel

Rivotril
(Rx)
Seroquel
(Rx)
Rivotril is an epilepsy medication and an anxiety medication (link kb-display="Benzodiazepines"benzodiazepine/link).
Seroquel is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.4
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.1
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
September 26, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
6,198 Discussions
218,716 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 Seizures
#7 for Epilepsy
#8 for Panic
#10 for Tinnitus
#11 for Social Anxiety
#12 for RLS
#13 for Shaking
#14 for Spasms
#15 for GAD
#16 for OCD
#17 for Twitching
#18 for Sleep Disorders
#19 for Anxiety Attacks
#20 for Restlessness
Rivotril is prescribed for Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Insomnia, Seizures and Epilepsy and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for Depression 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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Riv
Weakness
2
Blisters
2
Weight Gain
2
Euphoria
1
Irritability
1
Suicide
1
Hallucinations
1
Allergy
1
Weight Loss
1
Impotence
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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2
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Blisters
Riv
Ser
2
0
Weight Gain
Riv
Ser
2
10
Euphoria
Riv
Ser
1
0
Irritability
Riv
Ser
1
0
Suicide
Riv
Ser
1
0
Hallucinations
Riv
Ser
1
0
Allergy
Riv
Ser
1
0
Weight Loss
Riv
Ser
1
2
Impotence
Riv
Ser
1
0
Weight Gain
Ser
Riv
10
2
Tiredness
Ser
Riv
5
0
Weight Loss
Ser
Riv
2
1
Diabetes
Ser
Riv
2
0
Headaches
Ser
Riv
1
0
Hangover
Ser
Riv
1
0
Seizures
Ser
Riv
1
0
Nightmares
Ser
Riv
1
0
RLS
Ser
Riv
1
0
Exhaustion
Ser
Riv
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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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
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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Clonazepam
Quetiapine Fumarate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Rivotril 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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I experienced horrible weight gain with seroquel.
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"I experienced horrible weight gain with seroquel. My doctor put me on Rivotril and it helped a lot..I haven't gained any extra... "
July 7, 2015
hi there i am taking rivotril 0,05mg x 2 tablets at night, been on it for 3 months, i dont think its weight gain but got to watch what i eat. did you put on weight. thanks

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