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  1. Tapering off meds for conception and pregnancy - any stories or advice?
    ... been on Lamictal for mood suppression (BP II) and Seroquel for sleep. However, these drugs are not recommended...

  2. Careers for people with BP
    ... I take Lithium, Trileptal, Abilify, Seroquel , and Celexa...

  3. Question about Stability
    ... been instructed by her pdoc to take an extra 25mgs of Seroquel every 8 hours as needed. We have found that during...

  4. Just diagnosed Bipolar II
    ... which helped diagnose her. She is now on Lamictal and Seroquel which seem to be a good combo for her. She is on ... 200mgs of Lamictal/day in divided doses and 575mgs of Seroquel /day in divided doses which seem to do well for her...

  5. Hard to get up in the morning
    ... DH is on Seroquel , and he takes 200mg at bedtime. He said that it's...
    ... disturbed by this. I know some people have to take Seroquel earlier in the day or they have this problem Sometimes...
    ... Traci76, I'm not on Seroquel , but am on Miratazapine (anti-dep). This has a sedatory...
    ... tired in the morning. I was actually taking 300 mg of Seroquel and I am telling you it did a number on me. I was...

  6. Thought I would introduce myself.
    ... bp 2 was told this about 7-8 months ago. I am on seroquel often hate being on it but i know that i does me alot...
    ... and Klonopin (0.5-1.5mg. as needed). I came off of Seroquel about a month ago because I didn't like the sedation...

  7. meds
    ... I have been on Lithium, Celexa, Abilify, Seroquel , and Tegretol for several years now. I have not been...

  8. embarassing
    ... running to the bathroom all the time. I'm on Celexa, Seroquel , Lithium, Abilify, and Tegretol. Does anyone else...

  9. newbie(very long)
    ... phases. I currently take Lithium, Abilify, Celexa, Seroquel , and Tegretol. I've been pretty stable for the last...
    ... guy you may wish to adjust the time you take your Seroquel . My daughter is on it and takes it about 30 minutes ... I hope that perhaps that may help...also how much Seroquel do you take??? Perhaps an extra dose at night may...
    ... Thanks. I am on 300mg of Seroquel currently. I was on 1200mg and my pdoc reduced it...
    ... Jen ~ As far as the Seroquel ....do you take it in divided doses and when do you...
    ... I take the seroquel all at bedtime....

  10. seroquel and rapid heart rate
    ... one night WHILE feeling 'funny'. I too am on Seroquel 300mg. I haven't been able to take it for the past...

  11. Self Harming
    ... to 'unplug' them by severing them :) I was put on Seroquel and that eventually went away. My heart goes...

  12. Hello -- New Member
    ... good luck with the litium, tegretol, Lamictal and seroquel . I have decided that starting tomorrow I will take...

  13. What Should I Do???
    ... 5pm and she told me that she took an extra 25mgs of Seroquel to help her through. She even told me that she is...

  14. New Med is Geodon...
    ... of the newer atypical antipsychotics, like abilify, seroquel or risperdil, and is supposed to be good for treating...

  15. I'm Scared Of Going Down This Road Again
    ... type) a little over a year ago. She is on Lamictal & Seroquel which seem to be a good combo for her and it seems...
    ... that perhaps we could decrease or even eliminate the Seroquel but that what was most important was that she didn...

  16. The Calm before the Storm-Any thoughts?
    ... know with Erin our pdoc said that we can increase her Seroquel during times that she has breakthrough mania such...

  17. Help spiraling into Mania....
    ... something to help you sleep??? Sometimes a small dose of Seroquel will do the trick or there is a natural supplement...

  18. Drug addiction covered BP
    ... meds, right now they have him on depokote. He was on seroquel but he was having nightmares. Do your loved ones...

  19. Support groups on web or in NJ for parent
    ... Can you explain the bipolar personality. He is on seroquel and they give him zyprexa when needed....
    ... over drugging. I am a bit upset they keep upping his seroquel . He is out of it. Right now I can talk to the...

  20. Broken Down - BPD/Bipolar +
    ... happened to me, I called n they said that keppra n seroquel , nothing else excep the ambien would make me do it...

  21. What you could do if you were "normal"...
    ... a VERY short period with different meds. Depakote, seroquel , and abilify for about no more than 2 weeks each. ... just stop taking it? Again not a fair trial, IMO), seroquel (she actually just plain old forgot that she gave...

  22. Goody, Goody
    ... thing I did ask Erin is if she had taken the extra SEroquel that she should take during her period in the afternoon...
    ... may not be able to understand that IF she took her Seroquel as her pdoc had suggested she do, that many of the...

  23. Suggestions for averting an episode
    ... been taking his meds but, of course, has run out of Seroquel which helps with the anxiety). I know exactly what...
    ... time you speak to him. Too bad he doesn't have the Seroquel , I would recommend that he take 25mgs to help simmer...

  24. Can Mania / Mixed Episodes / Rapid Cycling be turned on and off like a light switch??
    ... Early May, my husband staooped taking his Depakote / Seroquel ; As I understand it, a lot of Bi-Polars who ARE medicated...
    ... takes 2000mg a day of Depajote and 100mg at night of Seroquel ....Unless he is manic, which he takes more of the ... Seroquel ..WHEN I CAN GET HIM TOO ;-) I dont even know what...

  25. New here...
    ... really connect to people, or the world. I'm now on seroquel , wellbutrin and topamax and I no longer feel that...

  26. children
    ... was there and I didn't want to tell her to take a Seroquel or take a time out for a while but I think she got ... suggested since she was alone that she take some of her Seroquel along since she may need it and she grabbed a few...

  27. A question for my fellow angry BP's, concerning 'the face'
    ... it However I recently found the right meds for me ( Seroquel ) and for 2 mos have not had that uncontrollable rage...

  28. on my way to stability ...
    ... me until now for them to believe me and I am now on Seroquel and dont feel like I get manic or the ups and downs ... daughters and giving me some recommendations (I am on Seroquel because after you told me I looked into it and find...

  29. Not Bipolar?
    ... to me and my records .... I am on meds that work ( Seroquel ) but everyone is different . I would also say phases...

  30. Introduction
    ... used to be on Depakote until recently I was put on Seroquel . I hated how much I gained on it! I did notice hair...

  31. Med choices
    ... We've gone through seroquel and abilify already, how many different chioces are...
    ... the seroquel worked really well but i had to be on such a high...

  32. anyone in UK have to keep changing pdoc ??
    ... manic and had huge fights with my husband about it ( seroquel 300) Does this happen to anyone else (Doctors switching...

  33. Sick of cycling!
    ... had worked for 7 years until I recently got put on Seroquel . I had the same issues with jobs that you do (I...
    ... put on Prozac a few mos ago before they put me on Seroquel and it totally messed me up and sent me wicked manic...

  34. Focus on the positive - living life to the full
    ... have been doing good for a while since they put me on seroquel , well some side affects, but the good totally outweighs...
    ... have been doing good for a while since they put me on seroquel , well some side affects, but the good totally outweighs...
    ... on lithium 150 effexor and focalin.. i was taking seroquel but it made me depressed like i was in a fog. i thought...
    ... on lithium 150 effexor and focalin.. i was taking seroquel but it made me depressed like i was in a fog. i thought...
    ... on lithium 150 effexor and focalin.. i was taking seroquel but it made me depressed like i was in a fog. i thought...

  35. sorry I have been MIA
    ... in a month... I wish it was more...but I swear that seroquel isnt helping!!! Anyway, I also told the doc I am...
    ... is he trusting you yet, or are you ok there? How is seroquel treating you? I am still knocked out at 9 pm or 10...
    ... is he trusting you yet, or are you ok there? How is seroquel treating you? I am still knocked out at 9 pm or 10 ... can understand that it all catches up with him! The seroquel is doing all right with me. I am having a hard time ... at our local pizza joint to get away. How is the seroquel treating you?? And why are you getting so stressed...

  36. Sleep problems/Abilify?
    ... Abilify? I just want to get some good sleep. Seroquel made me hungry, so I don't want to take that again...

  37. New Outlook, New Year, New Chances
    ... Oh, and I saw my pdoc today. I'm coming off the Seroquel completely because I really don't like it. >.< After...
    ... you hate that? Anyway... So you're coming off the seroquel ?? Why do you hate it? I love my seroquel! Have you...
    ... Sooo frustrating. >.< The reason I hate the Seroquel is 'cause it's too sedating. If I take it too late...

  38. Very Bad Reaction!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... !!!!!!!! 4 years ago I was on a medication called Seroquel . i was on it for 6years. Okay I was very stupid, 4years ... ok going back 4 years ago I had stopped this med seroquel . i stopped it cold turkey and never went back on it ... sleep for 1 whole month straight and the stopping seroquel cold turkey........... okay my head started feeling ... assume thats from the lack of sleep or stopping the seroquel cold turkey....... ok next thing happens my whole...

  39. Dee-Nah?
    ... when I am manic (far and few between now - I am on seroquel and find to be a miracle!) before this I really did...

  40. Possibly bi-polar??
    ... while.I have tried it all.Finally my doctor gave me seroquel which seems to be helping.It does knock me out and...
    ... never go on depakote or seroquel together I was so depressed that i almost killled...
    ... [QUOTE=brainy28;3045667]never go on depakote or seroquel together I was so depressed that i almost killled...
    ... Risperdal is an atypical antipsychotic, similar to Seroquel or Abilify. Some pdocs use it as a monotheray for ... although it supposedly works less well for anxiety than Seroquel and Xypexa. Lucky, have you read Why am I still...
    ... was one for sure.I am trying to take 50 mg. of the seroquel at bedtime and 6.25 mg. which is actually 25 mg cut...
    ... Risperdal is an atypical antipsychotic, similar to Seroquel or Abilify. Some pdocs use it as a monotheray for ... although it supposedly works less well for anxiety than Seroquel and Xypexa. Lucky, have you read Why am I still...

  41. How do I fight this depression???
    ... on lithium 900mg efeexor 150 mg focalin 10 mg and seroquel at night for sleep. This depression has moved onto...

  42. How do I fight this depression???
    ... on lithium 900mg efeexor 150 mg focalin 10 mg and seroquel at night for sleep. This depression has moved onto...

  43. I'm Tired!
    ... depressive side after researching meds discovered that Seroquel and Lamictal seemed to both address more of the depressive ... was researching away about the meds and had tucked Seroquel and Lamictal in my back pocket because of their wonderful ... the Risperdal I discussed my findings in regard to Seroquel and we took her off the Risperdal and on the Seroquel ... really hasn't had any problems with the Lamictal and Seroquel ....we didn't get the rash which we were soo afraid ... history of allergic reactions to many meds AND with the Seroquel she hasn't had any of the sedative effects that I ... biggie. I essentially hand picked the Lamictal and Seroquel for that reason feeling that why throw that issue...

  44. How The Heck Do You Read??
    ... boy! You might want to talk to your pdoc about seroquel which is supposed to help more with racing thoughts...

  45. anyone on seroquel feel they cant function?
    ... Hey, I am on Seroquel and cannot take it during the day at all. It makes...
    ... Seroquel should be upgraded to a controlled substance. Alot...
    ... Leomia, I too am on 300mg of Seroquel . Initially I was supposed to be on a max of 200mg...
    ... I thought Seroquel was used to treat schizophrenia? I take it for sleep...
    ... I am on 200mg of Lamictal for my bipolar and take Seroquel specifically for sleep. I told my pdoc that I MUST ... its medicinal effect. That's when she told me that Seroquel has had good results for treating insomnia in bipolars ... At the same time, I remember her telling me that Seroquel was a treatment for schizophrenia, not bipolar, although ... unless you have schizophrenia, I would not recommend Seroquel by itself for stabilizing your moods. The drug information...
    ... amazed at how well my 16 yr old daughter is doing on Seroquel and also how much she is on that doesn't seem to give ... a med looking at her. Recently studies found that Seroquel was found to have the ability to address both the ... including depression, were three times lower with Seroquel compared to before it was added." A doctor who specialize ... bipolar depression." When our pdoc put Erin on the Seroquel she warned us about how many patients had problems ... experience the same response. For us, amazingly, Seroquel has worked out well with very little weight gain and...
    ... unless you have schizophrenia, I would not recommend Seroquel by itself for stabilizing your moods. The drug information...
    ... And I'm sorry if I gave the wrong impression about Seroquel . After reading Goody's story with Erin, maybe it does ... you, it is very difficult for me to wake up from my Seroquel -induced slumber. WHEW! I feel like I have a gazzillion...
    ... that bad. Well he doenst have the coma issue with Seroquel that I seem to, and you too! Hopefully we will figure...
    ... Im on seroquel and it was like that for about a month. Now, I take...
    ... Are you on anything else? Or do you feel like Seroquel is enough for you?...
    ... I am only on seroquel . I feel that is enough. I remember my right leg...
    ... where feeling?? Are you getting any better on the seroquel ??? Pamela...

  46. Heroin and Bipolar Disorder
    ... of Lamictal, Klonopin, Xanax, Chloral Hydrate, and Seroquel , I feel like everything is allright. I don't drink...

  47. Anyone out there finally diagnosed with BP II?
    ... now I'm on Lamictal (400mg.), Klonopin (1.5mg.), and Seroquel (400mg.). In the past, I've been on Abilify, Ativan...
    ... now I'm on Lamictal (400mg.), Klonopin (1.5mg.), and Seroquel (400mg.). In the past, I've been on Abilify, Ativan...

  48. HELP! Mixed And Manic! Don't Wanna Sleep, Crying & Anxious. I'm BP 1.
    ... not helping me sleep and I still had to rely on the seroquel I had previously been taking in order to sleep. ...

  49. 4 am
    ... and started lamictal again and was supposed to start seroquel too but the pharmacy ran out and I was supposed to ... my pdoc about geodon as it seems to be a med like seroquel w/o the weight gain. And I'd really like to get back...

  50. Need insight and suggestions
    ... because that is usually the one people question) and Seroquel and Clonapin as needed. He goes through periods of...

  51. Drinking and bi-polar meds
    ... something on yahoo answers once about a girl who was on seroquel , adderall, and lexapro and she was asking why when...
    ... I'm currently taking Seroquel 300(?)mg, Depakote ER 1500 mg, Sertraline (Zoloft ... anxiety, depression, BPD, and Bipolar disorders. The Seroquel is the most recent addition to the psychopharmaceutical...
    ... [QUOTE=trumpetav;3018234]I'm currently taking Seroquel 300(?)mg, Depakote ER 1500 mg, Sertraline (Zoloft ... anxiety, depression, BPD, and Bipolar disorders. The Seroquel is the most recent addition to the psychopharmaceutical...

  52. I just want to sleep
    ... tomorrow. I know that when my daughter started on Seroquel she got very dizzy and almost passed out at school...
    ... Goody, I talked to my doc and went back on the seroquel .. I will just deal with the night time effects. ...

  53. Lithium and Lexapro --what happened?
    ... lithium and lamictal together? Also lamictal and seroquel seems to be a fairly common combination....

  54. Greetings to All
    ... to log in and let you know I am doing great. The Seroquel , is continuing to work well for me, and I have been...

  55. Freaking Out
    ... i have done all this research about coming off of seroquel and waiting for other meds to kick in Im scared its ... am going to talk to the doc about going back on my seroquel . Pamela:)...
    ... like lithium, depakote, lamictal? Why did you go off seroquel ? At least this time you are aware of how destructive...
    ... he change me to was Zyprexa 2.5 mg. I went off the seroquel because of the side effects. I would feel like someone...
    ... as lithium....Zyprexa is the same class of drug as Seroquel and works in a similar way. It is very good at stopping...
    ... think I am just going to request being back on the seroquel and request a mood stabilizer. Pamela...
    ... too cynical, of course. :D Some people are given Seroquel and only Seroquel for BP and do ok on it. Everyone...
    ... I say?? My family doc said I was bp and put me on seroquel ??? I am not sure what I am supposed to do?? Ugh...

  56. Withrawal symptoms from Seroquel
    ... Today is my first day off of seroquel . I am on something else. I am more moody today with...
    ... else? I'm just curious because I'm currently on Seroquel too. Was 200mg but have been put up to 300mg which...
    ... Wow, thanks guys, so it's most likely the Seroquel . I was on only 100mg, but I went to the ER the other ... everyone thought it was the Geodon, so I went back on Seroquel till seeing my pdoc and he seemed to think it was...

  57. Newbie..........Help!!!!
    ... guys...I am Pamela Just joined yesterday. I am on seroquel ! I have been on it for 3 months now! Today I am...
    ... He said he couldnt believe how I was feeling on the Seroquel . I told him I get the feeling that someone is watching...
    ... gave me major cravings and I just gained and gained. Seroquel did the same thing for me, but not as severe, but ... later found out it was most likely the withdrawal from Seroquel . I go to my pdoc today to try to organise something...
    ... and learning more about what I have. I was on the seroquel 300mg. for 3 months. It seemed to really work. I...
    ... Hi Pamela, I am on a relatively low dose of Seroquel and I am gaining weight as well. My pdoc told me it...
    ... Hello I am not sure what it is but I went off my seroquel and I was on Zyprexa and I felt really depressed I ... ran out of my seroquel last night I go back to the doc tomorrow and I think ... I am going to ask to be put back on the seroquel . He offered a weight lost pill to help with the weight...
    ... the weight gain from the meds. I tried many. Even Seroquel which was replaced with Abilify. She added a med...
    ... it was causing me to not sleep. I went back on the seroquel even though the side effects at night are strong!...

  58. Forward all the way
    ... antideppressant called Parnate and I've just come off Seroquel , coz that just did the same as Zyprexa. I need a really...

  59. Why is Sleeping so Difficult?
    ... For sleep I take any given combination of Ambien, Seroquel , Chloral Hydrate, Valium, or Ativan...but I feel like...

  60. is there hope?
    ... than others. I saw in another post some people take seroquel . Also, any advice on how to deal with my own anxiety...
    ... than others. I saw in another post some people take seroquel . Also, any advice on how to deal with my own anxiety...
    ... depakote is a stabilizer or not. I will check into the seroquel and lamictal before we see the Pdoc on the 4th. The...
    ... Lamictal is now considered a mood stabilizer and Seroquel is now being prescribed in that way also, although...

  61. just got a new med, seroquel...
    ... taking it for 8 yrs) and now my pdoc wants to add seroquel which is anti-psychotic. I haven't started it yet...
    ... Leomia ~ As you already know my daughter is on Seroquel and Lamictal. My daughter started the Seroquel first ... and then Lamictal. The Seroquel works great and I have heard that in some cases it ... subside in a day or so. I hope that you find that the Seroquel helps bring you closer to stability. there are many...
    ... Hi leomia My pdoc put me on Seroquel to help me sleep. 100mg per night. I loved it coz...
    ... carry some of those problems inside you. Regarding Seroquel , more than some other meds, it seems to affect different ... I think in this country it is more common to use Seroquel in combination with a mood stabilizer. Lamictal and ... Seroquel seem to be a popular combination! But it may be just ... is so good for you, body and mind. Here's hoping Seroquel is the med for you and that you'll be feeling much...
    ... also talked to my brother last night and he is on seroquel and gained 20 pounds :( I have been eating salad and...

  62. Can pdoc take away med that's working?
    ... wieght neutral meds like Geodon, Lamictal and sometimes Seroquel . I could understand your concerns about having the...

  63. Strattera For BP
    ... I am also taking Lamictal, Wellbutrin, Abilify and Seroquel . Quite a cocktail! I am just wondering what to expect...
    ... wonderful meds for BP and I tolerate them well. The Seroquel is to help me sleep and is a med that I will eventually ... responding very well to the Lamictal, Abilify, Wellbutrin & Seroquel . I'm cutting out the Strattera!...

  64. still having some prob's with son
    ... off of it altogether. Now I'm on Lamictal (400mg.), Seroquel (slowly increasing up to 400mg. - 300mg. at night ... morning), and Klonopin (1.5mg.). The Lamictal and Seroquel are both mood stabilisers, and the Seroquel also helps...
    ... taking me off the Ativan and the Abilify and adding the Seroquel , so he wasn't really adding three while taking away ... one. The Seroquel really helps me sleep and it helps with the manic...

  65. Geodon side effect
    ... Hi everyone I was on Seroquel , which was working really well, but because of weight...

  66. Hi New Here
    ... only been on three different meds. The latest one Seroquel has been working well. The only thing is he is so...
    ... I'm also on Seroquel , as well as one woman's (goody) daughter is so she ... knows a good bit about it, too. Anyway, Seroquel is known to cause drowsiness so maybe if he took it...
    ... add is that my daughter's pdoc split her doses of Seroquel up a little bit....giving the larger amount just before ... else. Some here are shocked at the amount of Seroquel my daughter is on (she is 15). They say that only ... body adjusts to the dosage the better it does. Also, Seroquel has a short half-life meaning that the body rids itself ... there. I hope this imformation helps....how much Seroquel is your husband on??? And when does he take it?...
    ... Hi Goody, I didn't know that Seroquel leaves the body so quickly. My husband is on 300mg...

  67. What Changes after being diagnosed?
    ... plenty of meds for bipolar disorder. I'm on Lamictal, Seroquel , and Klonopin. It's really trial and error though...

  68. You know you're doing the wrong things....
    ... another 12. 2000mg depakote and now they want to add seroquel . Our friend has his 40th tonight. I'm all dressed...
    ... get past this mixed state. When do you start the Seroquel ??? Hopefully that will make you feel better about...
    ... different conversation etc. I havent started the seroquel yet - i asked for anothe month to think about it....
    ... Juliet, I think the seroquel might help what you've been going through lately. ... wanting to feel all drugged up or anything. I was on seroquel for a while and didn't have any problems like that...

  69. Help I'm so hurt!
    ... is marshmallow, she IS on her medication.She is on seroquel and tegratol. I'm pretty sure she is taking her meds...
    ... normal but she's sleepy all the time--on Depacote, Seroquel , Wellbutrin..and random things like Ativan and Benadryl ... preaching in the marketplace and she's gonna take her Seroquel . Of course by Saturday night, the manic behavior...

  70. Sertraline's goin to give me back my sex drive!!!!
    ... pdoc was consdiering changing the carbamazapine to Seroquel as I had become a little unstable, but the final rise...

  71. So lost and confused.....
    ... m on 2000mg Depakote and my psych did want to add seroquel last week but i said no and i'm keeping a mood chart...

  72. Geodon
    ... everyone Well, I have been doing really well on Seroquel , but I am gaining a little weight and I havn't lost...
    ... several days ago.... so far so good. She was also on seroquel and gained weight and had a high cholesterol count...
    ... felt good on 20 mg I just felt like the walking dead. Seroquel works much better for me, but everything works differently...

  73. Prozac & Depakote ER for Bipolar? BPD? Quitting Effexor XR.
    ... of Xanax XR which seems to work well and 50-100mg Seroquel at bedtime (which I'm hoping to stop, but not sure...
    ... 1500mg of Depakote ER/day, 25mg Zoloft/day, 300mg Seroquel (at bedtime), and 1mg x? Ativan as needed. I was ... started getting hypo manic again, which is where the Seroquel came in handy -- yes it's a second generation anti...

  74. New here...son with BP
    ... little less than a year ago. She is on Lamictal and Seroquel and seems to be doing fairly well on that combo. ... lactating:) It worked well for her and they put her on Seroquel instead which has helped out just as well if not better...
    ... life. goody2shuz: My son just came off the Seroquel about a month ago. His liver emzines were high for...

  75. new on Seroquel-Blocks your dopamine? Cocaine?
    ... and I'm staying on lexapro, 20mg, and he put me on Seroquel , a starters kit, with a max dose of 300 mg, and Lamictal ... It is day 2, and am feeling pretty sedated from the seroquel , especially when I wake up, but still can feel the ... entire day. I hope this will fade. I understand that seroquel blocks dopamine and even some serotonin receptors...
    ... Suboxone. I'm on 2000mg Depakote and about to start Seroquel . Juliet...
    ... and tried unsuccessfully to taper it), and now 300mg Seroquel at bedtime; oh, and I also take Ativan (1mg x?) for...


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