Seroquel vs Zyprexa

Seroquel
(Rx)
Zyprexa
(Rx)
Seroquel is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Zyprexa is a psychosis medication and a bipolar medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.9
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.2
Concern level
2.5
Approval Date
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September 26, 1997
September 30, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
218,107 Discussions
86,310 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 Depression
#3 for Psychosis
#4 for Mania
#5 for Schizophrenia
#6 for Restlessness
#7 for Nausea
Zyprexa is prescribed for Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, Mania and Schizophrenia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Restlessness, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ser
Weight Gain
5
Tiredness
3
Weight Loss
1
Diabetes
1
Headaches
1
Hangover
1
Seizures
1
Nightmares
1
RLS
1
Exhaustion
1
Zyp
Weight Gain
10
Diabetes
2
Tiredness
2
Weight Loss
2
Suicidal behavior
1
Addiction
1
Headaches
1
Seizures
1
Increased Appetite
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
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Seroquel
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Zyprexa
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Weight Gain
Ser
Zyp
5
10
Tiredness
Ser
Zyp
3
2
Weight Loss
Ser
Zyp
1
2
Diabetes
Ser
Zyp
1
2
Headaches
Ser
Zyp
1
1
Hangover
Ser
Zyp
1
0
Seizures
Ser
Zyp
1
1
Nightmares
Ser
Zyp
1
0
RLS
Ser
Zyp
1
0
Exhaustion
Ser
Zyp
1
0
Weight Gain
Zyp
Ser
10
5
Diabetes
Zyp
Ser
2
1
Tiredness
Zyp
Ser
2
3
Weight Loss
Zyp
Ser
2
1
Suicidal behavior
Zyp
Ser
1
0
Addiction
Zyp
Ser
1
0
Headaches
Zyp
Ser
1
1
Seizures
Zyp
Ser
1
1
Increased Appetite
Zyp
Ser
1
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Zyp
Ser
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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C Category C
Before taking Seroquel during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Zyprexa 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 Zyprexa and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, 20 mg
Solution: 10 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
Olanzapine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Seroquel and Zyprexa: 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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