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  1. Help Please any comfort/advice on this Rash....
    ... and we finally found a great combo of Lamictal and Seroquel after having some difficulty with others (abilify...

  2. Paranoia Here (help!)
    ... but they mostly controlled now by an antipsychotic ( Seroquel ). I actually have schizoaffective disorder (bipolar...

  3. A Small Setback......
    ... stable since April. Her winning combo of meds are Seroquel 250mgs in am & 325mgs in pm AND Lamictal 50mgs in...
    ... YES! I know from experience that missing doses of Seroquel will definitely do this. Maybe you can take this...
    ... Goody, if she is like me, she CAN'T sleep without the Seroquel . It just isn't going to happen. So, IMHO, she couldn...
    ... worst! As you probably know, my daughter is also on Seroquel for the voices she hears and she missed an evening...

  4. Lamotrigine - missed doses
    ... Lamotrigine (200mg twice daily) and WellbutrinSR 150mg Seroquel 25- 50mg daily and this seems to work better than ... sleep - and yet unable to sleep without upping the Seroquel in the evening... does anyone else go through this...
    ... meds as prescribed....my daughter is on Lamictal and Seroquel (a great combo BTW;) ) and just her missing one dose ... pdoc....he may be able to increase the Lamictal or Seroquel to help you through the depressive symtoms since both...
    ... in this place again... For now am going to take an Seroquel now and my regular dose later and hope for a decent...

  5. can someone tell me the signs of bipolar my 15 yr old may have it .
    ... side effects with the Risperdal and was started on Seroquel . Seroquel has been a wonderful med for my daughter...
    ... through that one day at a time. I'm on Lamictal and Seroquel as well as two anxiety meds (Klonopin and Ativan) ... quite a bit and I've been on it for a year or so... Seroquel is relatively new for me (I was hospitalised in March...

  6. A few questions for the pro's.
    ... In my last post I stated I was on seroquel for 2 this is my 3 week. I am feeling alot better...
    ... Bronco/Justin, How much Seroquel are you on? If you are still on 50mg, that's a pretty...
    ... Thanks I alot I just started seroquel 50mg a day which I read is low but I think my dr wanted...
    ... Hey Justin. My daughter is on Seroquel and it is just one of those meds which will knock ... answer your question regarding the ups and downs,...the Seroquel will smolder the fire of mania and once that is done...

  7. Looking at a few hard weeks
    ... of them and they took her off of it and put her on Seroquel instead. She has been doing wonderfully on that...

  8. back again!
    ... Currently I am taking lexapro, lamictal, trileptal, seroquel , and xanax. This seems like so much. I feel better...

  9. meeting with teachers
    ... getting meds for the Bipolar. She's on Lamictal and Seroquel . She is no different at home then she is at school...
    ... BP. I don't know :( She just took her Lamictal and Seroquel so maybe that has something to do with it?...
    ... sound like hypomania. How long has she been taking seroquel and lamictal? Is she up to a therapeutic dosage yet...
    ... 100mg in the morning and again in the afternoon. The Seroquel was just started at the beginning of Sept, so not...
    ... there, Michelle. We are here for you. Also....the Seroquel is very low and I would think that the pdoc will increase ... and 350mgs at night. I think that once they up her Seroquel you will see some improvement in her symptoms. ...

  10. Ahh goodness..
    ... the phone. I told him that as his sister takes Seroquel and has had no side effects with it then maybe he...

  11. Invega? anyone heard of this?
    ... he thought i was refusing all meds, but I started seroquel 400mg instead. I also take topamax 100mg per day....
    ... people do. You guys are great. jaserella, I tried seroquel a few years ago and had no luck. I had all the bad...
    ... still found that he just couldn't deal with abilify, seroquel , etc. The idea of the mood stabilizers is that they...

  12. Success!
    ... m wondering now if it was wise for him to STOP the seroquel at this point or if that should have been continued...
    ... to think about ending this". I'm now doing both Seroquel AND Depakote. Funny, at one time, I thought each...

  13. Of all the rotten luck!
    ... to go back to the doc and his script was changed to Seroquel . No change. Doc doubled it. Still no change. Sinking...

  14. insonmia
    ... benadryl. What works for me is either depakote or seroquel . Is it possible that you are hypomanic? ...

  15. 2 weeks on seroquel
    ... Bronco My appetite increased so much since taking Seroquel , I too wake up in the middle of the night starving...
    ... better, Bronco! Do watch out for the weight gain on Seroquel ....
    ... better, Bronco! Do watch out for the weight gain on Seroquel . i took seroquel for almost a year and i gained...

  16. Reply for Goody.
    ... and when she had to go off of that they put her on Seroquel which works well too. I am here on the sidelines...

  17. A major crash
    ... clorazapem (sp?) works well, but makes him sleepy. The Seroquel seems to be the best to take the edge off. Just another...
    ... Lor, has drew ever taken seroquel ? i think that is a great drug and i wish my son would...
    ... 75 mg. of Wellbutrin in the AM and 50 mg or more of Seroquel at night. As it turns out the Abilify was not a good ... although he was taking more than Drew is and the Seroquel is better. He still has issues focusing but he has...
    ... taking away the Abilify and adding a very low dose of Seroquel turned out to be a good thing. Just another thing...
    ... still couldn't sleep. Mixed epsisodes often. Keep Seroquel in the back of your mind for Drew, Lor. It has been...

  18. If You Got Acne From Lamictal, Please Post
    ... amount of them...Zyprexa, Lamictal (which I'm on now), Seroquel (also on now), Abilify, Geodon, and some others that...

  19. Please .. help please
    ... number of people on the board have been prescribed seroquel for irritability/episodes or outbursts of anger/rage...

  20. resperdal-cure for bipolar??
    ... she started lactating!!:) So we were switched to Seroquel and she is doing great on that in combination with...

  21. Help! Meds to Halt Manic Episode
    ... F & D ~ Seroquel seems to work quickly for mania and also helps with ... problem for you at this time). I don't know how much Seroquel you are on but an increase should be able to help...
    ... Goody :) Fineanddandy has problems taking seroquel . She was on a higher dosage but has been cutting ... that she try Lamictal in addition to the amount of seroquel that she's now on.... More ideas, please!! xxTsohl...
    ... something in either this thread or others that she was on Seroquel but didn't realize that it was causing a problem. ... Erin was on Risperdal before the Seroquel that worked rather quickly but of course her prolactin ... for you. Sorry about overlooking your problems with Seroquel ....didn't realize that you were tapering yourself...
    ... think the fact that I can't tolerate higher doses of Seroquel was in another thread. No reason why you should have...

  22. HELP PLEASE!! stoped paxil and now on serquel
    ... more thoughts of death my dr switch me from paxil to seroquel 25mg 2x aday then up it in 20 days. Before switch ... it is from paxil. I can sleep GREAT thats from the seroquel . But the really bad is anger. I'am like a time bomb ... still take 3 or 4 weeks to get the full benifit from seroquel still. Although I feel ok anger comes and goes. I...
    ... My daughter is on Seroquel and it will definitely help with the mania as well...

  23. Mom Lithium level at 2.5- hospitalized.
    ... was in charge of her meds (she also takes Lexapro, Seroquel , and Trazadone) was monitoring her blood. She was...

  24. Med Question?
    ... My shrink had me on 1000 mg of depakote, 100 mg of seroquel , .5 mg of xanax 3x per day and 40 mg of ritalin per ... nothing. He increased my depakote to 1500 mg, my seroquel to 200 mg, and kept the others the same. However...
    ... dosages and all. :S I'm on 400mg. Lamictal, 150mg. Seroquel , 1mg. Klonopin, and 1-2mg. Ativan PRN. I generally ... doses - one when I wake up and one at night. The Seroquel , I take two hours before bed (though sometimes I'll...
    ... lamictal and seroquel have been working well with me. and to fight off the...
    ... So he uped the depakote from 1000mg to 1500 and the seroquel from 100mg to 200 mg along with all the other many...

  25. I Can't Sleep!!
    ... did the GIM doctor. I am on Lamictal, Effexor, and Seroquel . The Seroquel is only as needed for sleep, because...

  26. Are There Any Mood Stabilizers That Aren't Horrible???
    ... tried: 1) Depakote - gained 30 pounds in a month 2) Seroquel - causes daytime grogginess, elevated heart rate,...
    ... antidepressant alone triggered hypomania. She is on the Seroquel as well (which by the way is an antipsychotic used ... IN time I am hoping that we can get her off the Seroquel and that the Lamictal will work on it's own. Hope...
    ... bipolar disorder. Oh yeah, I got that. I've been on Seroquel for about 4 years now. I'm just wondering if there...
    ... really individual reaction. My son could not take Seroquel but tolerates lithobid (lithium) which many cannot...
    ... I'm on Lamictal and Seroquel as well. :) Lamictal has never made me drousy, but ... Seroquel did at first, and Seroquel actually helps me sleep if I take it right before ... it. When he took me off of Abilify, he put me on Seroquel and in the hospital I went from 25mg. to 300mg. without ... soooooo lightheaded and dizzy that I had to terminate Seroquel immediately. Then I was only on Lamictal for a while ... and discussing two other mood stabilisers other than Seroquel , we finally decided that a low dose of Seroquel might ... Lamictal (max. dose according to my pdoc), 150mg. of Seroquel , 1mg. of Klonopin at night, and 1-2mg. of Ativan during...
    ... regular feature of my life, I started a regime of Seroquel with Zoloft (depression is still the primary feature ... ). Because I despise Seroquel , I have gradually reduced the dose. Now I'm in ... doctor is in the States. I could go back up on the Seroquel but I hate it and I don't want to. I could fly to...
    ... people on the board who take and have good luck taking Seroquel for feelings of irritability, rage and angry outbursts...
    ... Some of this is my fault. I am taking a low dose of Seroquel . I should go up on it, but I dont' want to!!! There...
    ... stabilizer like lamictal, you could continue taking seroquel and it would be more palatable for you. And do take...
    ... give me what I want - a mood stabilizer other than Seroquel to bring this hypomania to an end. If that's all...
    ... worked great, then later added Trileptal. I also take Seroquel . The Lamictal and Trileptal is the best thing I have...

  27. new
    ... doctor to find a different med. My daughter started Seroquel and we were told it would knock out a horse....well...
    ... doctor to find a different med. My daughter started Seroquel and we were told it would knock out a horse....well...
    ... doctor to find a different med. My daughter started Seroquel and we were told it would knock out a horse....well...

  28. Newly DX BP
    ... out everyone has different mixes. I take Depakote, Seroquel , Xanax and Ritalin and that is just for the BP. Please...

  29. ADHD and Bipolar
    ... and Trazadone, increased her Lamictal and added in Seroquel . Her Bipolar is now under control, but her ADHD isn...
    ... stabilized for about 4 months right now on Lamictal and Seroquel . She had 4 hospitalizations within a year and we...
    ... to crying until after she took her evening dose of Seroquel . Getting ahold of her pdoc is next to impossible...
    ... she didn't do well with that and the pdoc upped her Seroquel by 25mgs every 8 hours as needed....we also do this...
    ... was really close to getting my license, I started Seroquel and it made me dizzy for a while so I wouldn't let...

  30. Anyone living with BP w/o meds?
    ... First I was on Amitriptylin, then wellbutrin and also Seroquel for racing tgoughts which I had, and continued to ... stay on Seroquel throughout my med testing. I ended up on Cymbalta ... symptoms almost made me wanna go back on them. The seroquel was easy to quit. But now Im living with no meds...
    ... anymore. >.> But I'm only on two mood stabilisers ( Seroquel and Lamictal) and two anxiety meds (Ativan during...
    ... By the way, my 16 year old is on Lamictal and Seroquel which work wonderfully and my 18 year old just recently...

  31. My first new post
    ... combo for you as well. For my daughter Lamictal and Seroquel seem to work. Good news is that the Lamictal is weight ... what causes weight gain for one may not for another. Seroquel is one of those that can put on the weight but that...
    ... outweigh the side effects of the meds. Lamictal and Seroquel are working well fof my 16 year old son, too, but...

  32. My son is complaining about a lack of concentration at school
    ... I'm on Seroquel , which ensures I get eight hours of sleep...I take ... flexible, but I still ensure I get eight-nine hours via Seroquel and I try not to let myself take naps because I don ... 6 hours a night...which is what I was doing before Seroquel ...so I'm still adjusting to getting more sleep. ...

  33. Sleep meds
    ... Seroquel helps me. :) But it also helps with my mood. ^_^ ... but at the moment, I don't need it because of the Seroquel ... ~~Paige...

  34. Fat because of meds
    ... weight, I went off it, I lost weight, then started Seroquel and piled it on again. I take Seroquel at night to ... but the only things that work for me are Zyprexa or Seroquel . If I don't sleep, I get ill, so I keep taking the ... Seroquel and keep putting on the weight. I feel as though I...
    ... replies. Can you tell me, when your son went off the Seroquel did he lose the weight he put on. Also what does he ... take now in place of the Seroquel . Munchiexxxxxxxxxxxxxx...

  35. Start of school, 504s, IEPs, accomodations
    ... I said in another post that she was changed from Seroquel at night to Abilify. So far so good. She is actually...

  36. I don't know what to do
    ... mixed. I lost touch with reality. I have been on seroquel 300mg at night and still have had two hypomanic episodes ... alcohol again in these 'up' phases .. despite the 300mg seroquel I am only getting five hours of sleep and that's forcing...

  37. Best Wishes to Paige at the start of Senior Year
    ... friends and all). I get breakfast (odd for me, but the Seroquel was making me dizzy and I thought that would help...
    ... that coming off that combined with being on a working Seroquel dosage is really working right now. I'm able to look...
    ... that the pdoc had told her to take an extra 25mgs of Seroquel the week of her period and I agreed that it would...
    ... And, because it's grown obvious that the 100mg. Seroquel wasn't working as well as it was, I increased it to...
    ... things as well as possible. Glad to hear that the Seroquel is working. It's helping Zac, too. Today is a...
    ... little. Getting off of Abilify and on to low doses of Seroquel ended up being much, much better for Zac. Good...
    ... Right now, I'm on: Lamictal: 200mg. AM, 200mg. PM Seroquel : 200mg. PM Klonopin: 1mg. PM Ativan: 0.5mg. AM ...
    ... with that...or maybe just getting an extra 25mg. of Seroquel in the morning now that it's not knocking me out at...
    ... stressful times or anything. She's increasing my Seroquel to 300mg., but first going to have me on 250mg. because...
    ... stability should fall into place as my pdoc increased my Seroquel , which will help as well. So until then, I'm just...

  38. Just diagnosed with Bipolar Type 2! No clue what I am in for!
    ... her diagnosed sooner. She is now on Lamictal and Seroquel which are working out wonderfully for her. So...

  39. Just diagnosed. Advise please.
    ... mood stabilier Depakote (2000mg) for this time at had seroquel (anti-psychotic) and the odd bout of clonazapam etc...

  40. Lamictal..
    ... ntipsycotics that they now call mood-stabilizers, Ambilify, Seroquel , ...hmmm it slips my mind but its a cousin to seroquel...

  41. Vacation? Instability...
    ... t know what I'm going to do. :S I'm on 100mg. of Seroquel , but it's still making me woozy in the mornings.. ... tried, none of which have really worked (Zyprexa, Seroquel , and a few others...). SO, I can't concentrate enough...
    ... Anyway....I just want to know when you take your Seroquel ??? Are you taking it an hour before bedtime and still...
    ... to just test the waters right now... As for the Seroquel , my pdoc didn't have a starter pack and I still had...
    ... going for you. I think that 100mgs is alot of Seroquel to start with all at one time. Any chance of getting...
    ... up after eight hours of sleep (had taken 100mg. of Seroquel two hours before going to bed last night) and no dizziness ... trying. ;) Eh, nothing major to report aside from the Seroquel working...have to work in a few hours, but I think...
    ... NOT exhausted all day for once. :D I think it's the Seroquel ...it let me have real sleep instead of restless and...
    ... That's great, Paige!!!!:D I am sooo happy that the Seroquel is doing it's thing. If this keeps up you should...
    ... Hi Paige, Zac has found the Seroquel helpful at 150-200 mg. for sleep. Doesn't work all...
    ... starting to turn up. :) After I started back on the Seroquel after the vacation, things leveled out a bit again...
    ... night before school to relax a bit. :) Anyway, the Seroquel has really helped me more than I thought it had at ... hyper/happy about finishing the book, but I took my Seroquel an hour ago so I should be good on sleep if I go to...

  42. What do you do when an episode strikes?
    ... understand what your doctor was talking about regarding the Seroquel . I take Seroquel everyday as a maintenance drug,...

  43. My son is turning into a Zombie
    ... medicating him. He is on Depokote 2000mg, zyprexa 20 mg, seroquel 200 mg and neurontin 3 times a day. The all say weight...
    ... the biggest weight gainer of them all, followed by Seroquel . I'm not sure about overmedicating, but I was only ... ever on 5mg of Zyprexa and 100mg of Seroquel . I gained alot of weight, very quickly also. Good...
    ... Seroquel has that zombying effect. I was given only 25mg which...

  44. Coping? Hah!
    ... job and is now very bored because of it. She is on Seroquel , which does seem to be helping, but things haven't...

  45. Dr. Amen ~ The Answer To Our Prayers
    ... what meds Erin was on and we told him Lamictal and Seroquel . The doctor went on to discuss the brain and...

  46. I don't even know what this post is about, sorry.
    ... so messed up at this point. Currently I am only on Seroquel and still cycling. Have had some up and down times ... mixed state where I'm not sleeping (despite 300mg of Seroquel ) but am quite irritable and self-medicating again...

  47. Beginning of school year...a trigger?
    ... She finally calmed down after taking a small dose of Seroquel but was still weepy and went to bed. So I know...
    ... thing is that her doctor wants her to discontinue the Seroquel , continue Trileptal and add Abilify. She feels she...

  48. anyone taking ambien cr ?
    ... doing just what you are doing. My best sleep aid is Seroquel , by far. A small dose and I'm gone, all night. Good...

  49. Struggling
    ... was diagnosed with bipolar I two months ago, I'm on seroquel Quetiapine 400mg and diazepam 5mg when needed. I...

  50. Update on son
    ... pdocs put him on depakote 2000mg, zyprexa ?mg and seroquel 200mg. We couldn't get his seroquel filled on his...
    ... Risperadol??? My daughter was on that before the Seroquel and it worked just as well. There is also another...

  51. What medication does not cause weight AND has a generic brand?
    ... that are known to cause weight gain are: Lithium, Seroquel and Deptakote. Keep in mind that not everyone gains ... weight. I know Seroquel doesn't come in a generic and neither does Abilify...

  52. Concerta
    ... I am also taking Wellbutrin, Lamictal, Abilify, Seroquel and of course, Provigil. The problem I am having...

  53. School's starting all too soon...
    ... yesterday went alright, except she put me back on Seroquel except on a much lower dose so I thought I would have...
    ... most worried about is sleep. I am currently taking Seroquel for sleep, but I insist that I stop all meds, at least...

  54. Getting desperate to get this under control
    ... about 15 minutes. Neurontin did nothing for him. Seroquel caused a heart irregularity after he was on it for...
    ... tried lamictal, geodon, zoloft, lexapro, trileptal, seroquel , and many others before my doctor found the right...
    ... medications with an atypical anti-psychotic (like Seroquel and Risperdal), rather than a mood stabilizer, so...

  55. Multiple medications. How do you know which ones?
    ... generic). My old pdoc(moron) prescribed me Abilify and Seroquel . Those two drugs are extremely expensive. Abilify...

  56. Tipping into depression
    ... full of bs. Prescribed me high doses of Abilify and Seroquel for insomnia that he thought was mania. THere is...

  57. Uuuugghhh
    ... a day. I also take Tegretol, Celexa, Abilify, and Seroquel . It's been about 3 months since I've had my lithium...

  58. Sons new meds are Zyprexa, seroquel and depakote, comments?
    ... to treat BP -- it is considered a mood stabilizer. Seroquel and zyprexa are both in the atypical antipsychotic ... the two types of risperdal that your son was on with seroquel and zyprexa. It often works well to use smaller dosages...
    ... went off it. I lost most of the weight, then went on Seroquel and gained another 20 kg. I found them really good...

  59. Update
    ... both noticed how much it was working. Thank God the Seroquel worked just as effectively. But that allowed both...

  60. Speeding up the recovery process
    ... see what the pdoc thinks about taking her off the Seroquel . Meanwhile....I sooo appreciate having another...

  61. Seroquel
    ... curious to know who of you have gained weight while on Seroquel , how much do you take? Does it make you very hungry ... ? Is there anyone on Seroquel that hasn't gained weight at all? I've gained 20kg ... and gained over 10 lbs so her doc took her off it.. seroquel i am not sure how good it is since she wasnt on it...
    ... I have been on and off Seroquel for about 2-3 years. The first time I took it I was...
    ... Hey, I was on seroquel as well as five other medicines. We thought it was ... the seroquel that was making me gain weight. Then, I was taken ... new ones (with no weight gain side effects) and the seroquel . It turns out the seroquel wasn't the culpret. The...

  62. I'm scared of meds/Anyone taking meds w/out side effects?Anyone not even taking meds?
    ... about a year....the combo that works well for her is Seroquel and Lamictal both of which have not caused any weight ... gain. Seroquel is one of those meds that is listed as one of the ... well in terms of those factors. Also Lamictal and Seroquel are known to be great meds that address more of the ... quite agitated, frustrated and angry/irritable and the Seroquel works GREAT at addressing those things. The Lamictal...

  63. Trouble sleeping and possible mania?
    ... My pdoc was convinced that I was manic. He added Seroquel and Abilify to my meds. It didn't help one bit. ...
    ... I was on Seroquel for a while and it did make me sleep...but I would...

  64. Son may be committed again - need medicine advice
    ... resperidone is a quick acting antipsychotic as is Seroquel . There is a good pain med that is an injection...
    ... addictive personality , he will abuse anything.. Seroquel is great drug as is lamictal.. my son cannot take...

  65. Bipolar & ADD
    ... her Bipolar doing well on Lamictal 200mgs/day and Seroquel 575mgs/day in divided doses. We are seeing our pdoc...
    ... daughter who has BP1 and ADD. She takes Trileptal, Seroquel (both at night) and Metadate 30mg in the morning. ... from ;) Oh and one last thing-she does take 25mg of Seroquel in the afternoon to help with the downing effects...

  66. Sleep
    ... different names in the U.S, I'm not sure, but I take Seroquel at night to help me sleep and in the middle of the ... have gained 30 Kg, but I can't sleep if I don't take Seroquel . I've been on Zyprexa before and slept great as well...

  67. Urine retention from Seroquel?
    ... The best thing to do is call your Doctor. I am on Seroquel and never had that symptom....
    ... My daughter is on Seroquel and they do say that you should drink lots of water...
    ... ever experienced URINE RETENTION as a side effect of Seroquel ? .i took seraquel for 2 years and was on high dose...

  68. Update on my situation...
    ... on a med that'll help me sleep, I think...too bad Seroquel was too sedating. >.< Well, that's about it, I...

  69. Today's Pdoc Appointment
    ... daughter her pdoc has instructed her to increase her Seroquel by 25mgs every 8 hours as needed and that seems to...

  70. new to meds
    ... with rapid-cycling bipolar disorder. I was prescribed Seroquel , in hopes that it would also help me sleep, but the...
    ... I am on Seroquel and it does nothing for my sleep. It's all based...
    ... when you saw your pdoc? That would be a reason to Rx Seroquel , to bring you down. Drinking and sugar and caffeine...

  71. To many manic meds
    ... I'm on Abilify, Seroquel , Lithium, Celexa, and Tegretol. Does anybody think...

  72. the "doctor" is in - enter & vent!
    ... the good news is, the addition of the Lithium and Seroquel you may very well likely see a change coming. Those...

  73. New - Not sure what is going on
    ... "cocktail" of meds too. I take Lithium, Abilify, Seroquel , Celexa, Tegretol, and Klonopin(as needed for anxiety...

  74. Mood stabilisers - Why
    ... I really shouldn't complain. I also take Abilify, Seroquel , and Celexa. My pdoc has said on several occasions...

  75. Med for mixed state?
    ... on Lithium immediately. I think I was also put on Seroquel at that time. My SSRI was drastically reduced as...


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