Seroquel vs Trazodone

Seroquel
(Rx)
Trazodone
(Rx)
Seroquel is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Trazodone is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.9
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.7
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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September 26, 1997
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
218,716 Discussions
102,721 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Insomnia
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Pain
#7 for Fibromyalgia
Trazodone is prescribed for Depression, Anxiety, Pain and Bipolar Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Insomnia, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ser
Weight Gain
10
Tiredness
5
Weight Loss
2
Diabetes
2
Headaches
1
Hangover
1
Seizures
1
Nightmares
1
RLS
1
Exhaustion
1
Tra
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Weight Gain
4
Drowsiness
3
Grogginess
2
Hangover
2
Nausea
2
Nightmares
2
Dizziness
2
Migraines
1
Weight Loss
1
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Weight Gain
Ser
Tra
10
4
Tiredness
Ser
Tra
5
0
Weight Loss
Ser
Tra
2
1
Diabetes
Ser
Tra
2
0
Headaches
Ser
Tra
1
0
Hangover
Ser
Tra
1
2
Seizures
Ser
Tra
1
0
Nightmares
Ser
Tra
1
2
RLS
Ser
Tra
1
0
Exhaustion
Ser
Tra
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tra
Ser
5
0
Weight Gain
Tra
Ser
4
10
Drowsiness
Tra
Ser
3
0
Grogginess
Tra
Ser
2
0
Hangover
Tra
Ser
2
1
Nausea
Tra
Ser
2
0
Nightmares
Tra
Ser
2
1
Dizziness
Tra
Ser
2
0
Migraines
Tra
Ser
1
0
Weight Loss
Tra
Ser
1
2
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 Seroquel during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Trazodone 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 Seroquel and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Trazodone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Quetiapine Fumarate
Trazodone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Seroquel and Trazodone: 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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