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  1. 2 mentally ill people in relationship, opinions needed
    ... pregnancies) for 9 years. I take my 1 ambien (10mg.) n 1 seroquel (25mg.), well my boyfriend has this thing where I ... pass right out, took my sleeping pills, even took 2 seroquel s to knock me out mroe. NOPE. He said he would be in...
    ... out at me. But I know you posted on my thread about seroquel . I have been bad about this board lately. Been doing...

  2. Rough times w/ my son
    ... to tell you that. Another med such as Risperdal or Seroquel will help with this behavior since it is rather impulsive...

  3. Seroquel - tell me what it's done for you pls?
    ... Any experiences anyone? What has seroquel done for your BP? Good, bad, side effects - anything...
    ... the first time around because I haven't experienced Seroquel "firsthand" but my 15 year old daughter is on it. ... lactating they took her off of it and replaced it with Seroquel . The Seroquel is in the same classification of meds ... pretty good. Keep us informed of how you do on the Seroquel . ~ Goody:) :) I hope this helps.......
    ... I was on seroquel and maybe will be on it again soon! It is a great...
    ... Hi Nut :) I'm currently using seroquel in conjunction with lithium (i'm BP I :) ) I've ... lithium therapy. I started taking just 200mg of seroquel a day and it REALLY took the edge off!!! I've had ... been able to remain in control of my mania without seroquel . xxx...
    ... Seroquel plus Trileptal have been life saving for my daughter ... certainly has done that. Just how do I feel about Seroquel ? I would eat rice and beans if I had to just to keep...
    ... not read all teh replies, but I went through hell on seroquel and depakote, and I don't know which one was the problem...
    ... Hi nut, I took Seroquel for a while and I think its best attribute is its...

  4. Psych Nurse?? Uncomforable with her
    ... lamictal, well butrin, and IF these throw me into mania, seroquel ....now, here's my real problem with her....she tells...
    ... for 14 days, and then up to 300 mgs per day. The seroquel is supposed to be my "rescue" med in case these others...

  5. seroquel and diabetes
    ... antipsychotics have a risk of diabetes- I understand seroquel has the LEAST risk factor of them all. With a history...

  6. BPer kissing BP goodye
    ... period anyway. My pdoc has asked me to think about Seroquel , as the depression seems to be the overriding part ... takeing both an anti-dep and modd stabiliser as the seroquel would act as 'two in one'. I think he hopes that...

  7. Troubles with Sleep
    ... Well, I took a Seroquel last night (cut a 50mg in half) and it knocked me ... weight gain. I don't like it. Is anyone else taking Seroquel ? Good, bad & ugly on it????...

  8. Meds???? I'm scared
    ... better for you soon...my daughter is on lamictal and seroquel which work out well but just recently has had some...
    ... sugar levels have to be taken periodically. I believe Seroquel has the least incidence of these. I have 3Plus months ... supply of zyprexa but my doc is willing to let me try seroquel after that is gone. I gained 30 lbs on the zyprexa...
    ... to be helped!!:) Okay....I have heard that the Seroquel is good as a med in helping with the anger, frustration ... This happened with my daughter with Risperdal and Seroquel both of which cause weight gain. She did put on a...
    ... sugar levels have to be taken periodically. I believe Seroquel has the least incidence of these. I have 3Plus months ... supply of zyprexa but my doc is willing to let me try seroquel after that is gone. I gained 30 lbs on the zyprexa...
    ... something that is "weight neutral." Lamictal and seroquel seem to be a popular combination for those with anxiety...
    ... time to start working. As I already shared with you, Seroquel is known to cause weight gain but is one that doesn...

  9. not enough sleep and irritability...
    ... thinking?!? I don't think I should have stopped taking seroquel because that was helping with all of this. And my...
    ... through all of this. Why did you stop taking the Seroquel , especially if you were feeling better? From what ... I understand, Seroquel helps with the irritability and the sleep. Would...
    ... getting it in order to remain stable. You have stopped Seroquel and when you drink a lot, it affects the way any of...
    ... mania once stabilized. You took yourself off the Seroquel because it had you pretty much balanced and controlled ... that is until you experience what follows!! The Seroquel not only helps with the frustrations, anger, irritability ... your pdoc and see if he can help you get back on the Seroquel safely....you can't just start out with the dose you...
    ... to check this board. hope ~ I stopped taking the seroquel because I felt it was bringing me down and making ... think you are right about why I wanted to stop the seroquel . I convinced myself it was making me too tired, but...

  10. Rozerum?
    ... since my teenage years. My son it also bp and he takes seroquel . I dint like this because I slept for alot of hours ... every nite I took seroquel , but I hear that it helps alot of people. The only...

  11. meds making me feel dizzy and drunk ? about symptoms!
    ... suggestions for something similar? I have been told seroquel is good, but dont want any weight gain or any really...
    ... reducing further episodes. It is often prescribed with seroquel . You might be able to take a lower dosage of lithium...
    ... other two I have heard people say are good, along with seroquel . when you look online its so scientific, do you know...
    ... stabilizers instead of one with antipsychotic. I heard seroquel was good here on the boards but have a friend who...

  12. Dysphoric or Mixed State
    ... at the same time right now. A doctor just put me on seroquel , i started last night and right now i feel very sleepy...
    ... Regarding Seroquel : I would give your body a couple days to adjust to ... the seroquel I think most people feel sleepy at the beginning...

  13. BPers Who Went Off Meds & Learned Their Lesson
    ... specified) and has been on the Lamictal 150mgs and Seroquel 300mgs daily. She was diagnosed in June 2006 and ... week saying that she had brought her morning dose of Seroquel to school with her because she didn't have time for ... I have suspicions that she has stopped taking her Seroquel or has adjusted the dose:) ...I have found half pills ... noticed a box with pills matching the description of Seroquel in my younger daughters room about 3 weeks ago. We...
    ... On a side note, is it really ok to split the seroquel pills? Is that dangerous or is that one of the meds ... doing better lately. Does she miss the mania or is the seroquel giving her bad side effects making her want to stop...
    ... specified) and has been on the Lamictal 150mgs and Seroquel 300mgs daily. She was diagnosed in June 2006 and ... week saying that she had brought her morning dose of Seroquel to school with her because she didn't have time for ... episodes and going off and on my lithium). As you know seroquel is a major med for control for bipolar I. It looks ... other wise the pdoc would not of chose the compbo of seroquel and lamictal. It did the trick of stability for her ... to sneek back to her mania by cutting down on the seroquel . I really think she knew what she was doing. Mania...
    ... this morning and she told me that she is taking her Seroquel and just didn't take it the one morning she admitted...
    ... boyfriend, any boyfriend. When you asked Erin about the seroquel , did you also discuss whether she is noticing a change...
    ... 2nd thought: ....When you asked Erin about the seroquel , did you also discuss whether she is noticing a change ... I think that she is playing the on and off of her seroquel to her own advantage. I also think she is not really...
    ... to be heightening once again in Erin's life. (The Seroquel was put in place to specifically address that problem ... Risperdal but with the side effects it was changed to Seroquel ) So the more I look at things and Erin's recent change ... She is not taking her meds as she should OR 2) The Seroquel is losing it's effectiveness and we need another med ... off on the weekends because of social life since the Seroquel puts her out so we do allow her to take that later...

  14. Awake for + 48 hours
    ... taking my meds. I have not missed any. I am on 400 mg Seroquel , and 75 mg effexor. Most of the time it does really...
    ... thank God, hasn't had this problem and she is on Seroquel as well which usually does help with sleep. Perhaps...
    ... take my effexor in the morning, and the 400 mg of seroquel at night. I hate the thought of increasing it. I...

  15. just another newbie
    ... may do the trick. My daughter is on Lamictal and Seroquel ....the Seroquel also helps with depression so adding...

  16. disappointed in new med
    ... very well but I gained 30 lbs. He wants me to try seroquel rather than go back to zyprexa since zyprexa has so...
    ... Seroquel is often prescribed with lamictal. It seems to help...
    ... Seroquel is a good med. It was just what I needed for a period...

  17. Seroquel, Cymbalta, Lithium, Lunesta...
    ... lithium that stuff is not doing good for her obviously. seroquel i highly reccomend it reallyyyyyyyyyy helps. its very...
    ... are all commonly used to treat bpd i have been on seroquel it does help with sleep i personally gain alot of...
    ... Hi there. Just wanted to say that seroquel is a nice med for sleep. Plus it's also used to treat...

  18. pdoc told me to go cold turkey with my meds!!
    ... added benefit of taking care of the depression is Seroquel . Just a few things to tuck into your back pocket...

  19. Does Manic episodes have to be treated
    ... currently on Lamictal, Abilify, Concerta (for ADHD) and Seroquel as needed. Make sure you tell him/her everythihg...

  20. Im bipolar but not sure these symptoms im having is bipolar
    ... hey everybody about 3years ago i stopped seroquel cold turkey which i was on for 6 years. I stopped...
    ... now. I think I damaged my body when I went off the seroquel cold turkey....

  21. Goody2Shuz ?Aricpet
    ... she is 15 years old and is on Lamictal 150mgs and Seroquel 100mgs in the am and 200mgs at bedtime. This combo...

  22. just got put on Prozac 20mg as well as Clonopazam 1mg and Depakote 500 mg
    ... irratable. I was told by a few people here that Seroquel and Topamax together are great? I was trying to get...
    ... think I want to be on that one! My friend was on seroquel and liked it. Basically am trying to find 2 meds similar...
    ... Lamictal and seroquel is a combo that works for many. Depakote does seem...

  23. Will I ever lead a successful life??
    ... probably going to go on something else since I stopped seroquel . I'm 23 and I've moved out of my parents house...

  24. Any suggestions?
    ... stabilizer with it? I've already tried abilify and seroquel . The seroquel really helped to bring me down to normal...
    ... he was quite "there" yet. Then lamictal was added; seroquel was removed and that combo works great for him. He...
    ... stabilizer with it? I've already tried abilify and seroquel . The seroquel really helped to bring me down to normal...

  25. An Update On My Mental Illness
    ... going to put me on a new drug. He is taking me off the Seroquel . I can't remember what the new drug is called, I don...

  26. ? meds
    ... unfortunately zyprexa does cause weight gain. I hear seroquel does too but to a much lesser degree. I've been on...

  27. Coming Down from Space
    ... on 1050 mgs. of Lithium and was recently prescribed seroquel (which I haven't had since 1999- during the major ... episode). I found this message board when I typed in " Seroquel " on Google. I used to go to the WAMI (Washington...
    ... for most to grasp. You will have been perscibed seroquel because your doctor is concerned you may be lapsing...
    ... Hi Paul: I took a 25 mg. of seroquel last night so I don't feel so spacey. And since the...
    ... of Lithium and have (this past week) been taking Seroquel to get sleep. Signed, someone who believes...

  28. Medications/Tegretol?????
    ... while. Lithium works best for me with an occasional seroquel (25 mg.) or so at night....

  29. Anyone have luck with Lamictal, if so, what dosage?
    ... to take the Lorazpem for anxiety, but switched to Seroquel for anxiety. The only thing you are taking that he...

  30. Anyone experience a relapse of depression on Lamictal?
    ... them. I'm currently taking 200 mg and crumbs of Seroquel at night to sleep. Any clues as to what's going on...
    ... sometimes occurred with Erin who is on both Lamictal and Seroquel . A few weeks back, Erin started going into familiar ... He recommended that Erin take an extra 25mgs of Seroquel with her am and pm doses during those times on a need ... be to perhaps try taking the perscribed amount of Seroquel to see if it helps. That is the med that helps the ... readily after taking it. How much is the crumbs of Seroquel that you are taking. Erin is on 100mgs in the morning ... one thing I think you will be happy to know is that Seroquel has been shown to have a great ability to address...
    ... t even know how ANYONE can take so high a dose of Seroquel . Just the crumbs knock me out so much so that I can ... drunk one time when I was kid - not to taking the Seroquel but my reaction and fear of the feeling it gives me ... doctor told me that some people take up to 1200 mg of Seroquel , I freaked out! LOL I couldn't believe it. Anyway...

  31. Hey everybody!
    ... describe on this board. I have found that with Erin, Seroquel is really good a helping out with sleep so you may...

  32. bipolar meds
    ... how well it works. My daughter is on it along with Seroquel and seems to be doing quite well on that combo. the ... Seroquel also works well on the depressive side so that may...

  33. more lamictal questions
    ... week or Erin's period. In Erin's case he upped the Seroquel but I have heard that once you are at the right dose...

  34. Bipolar and pregnancy??
    ... control. You might want to check into lamictal and seroquel . This is a combination that seems to work well for...

  35. I am scared, angry and lonely
    ... break. By the way, my daughter is on Lamictal and Seroquel and that combo is working well for her. I hope...
    ... did very little for me, however I have not been on Seroquel I will ask the new pdoc about it. MSLAINIE- Thank...
    ... working as well as they once did, and switched me to Seroquel , starting at 50mg going up to 300mg over the next...
    ... Hi, Blue:) Hang in there with the Seroquel ....I heard that the first few days are rough as far ... is able to get up after 8-10 hours of sleep. The Seroquel is great as far as taking care of her frustration ... had some manic episode or perhaps psychosis and the Seroquel should take care of that. I am glad you went to...
    ... Seroquel saved my life - hang in there with it. Go to bed earlier...
    ... Live_For_Music. I am goint to hang in the with the seroquel , it has only been two days now. I need to give it ... goody2shuz- In answer to your questions, I started the seroquel on monday night at bed time 50mg. Then 100mg yesterday...
    ... several doses during the day. The great thing about Seroquel is that you will see improvement rather quickly. ...
    ... Good evening All, Well It is day three on the Seroquel . Today was much better than yesterday. I was late...
    ... Just checking in again. It is great to hear that the Seroquel is working so well....I am sure that once you are ... I forgot if you are on anything else besides the Seroquel but if not there is always room to add if the Seroquel ... do it on it's own. I know from research that the Seroquel was liked by many patients and doctors because it...
    ... helped. So gonna keep that up as I level out on the seroquel . Been keeping in contact with the pdoc daily. Have...
    ... just wanted to let you all know I really think this seroquel is working. I just had a really good day, everything...
    ... Blue ~ It is great to hear that the Seroquel is helping. I was worried about you and am glad that...
    ... hello and let you all know I am doing great. The Seroquel is working very well. I feel like me again Blue...

  36. A little tired
    ... is weight neutral and many say they gained lots on Seroquel which wasn't the case with my daughter at all. So...

  37. Possibly not BP
    ... of the atypical antipsychotics such as Risperdal, Seroquel , or Geodon that there is some improvement. Out of ... the three I would highly recommend the Seroquel since that has worked wonderfully for my daughter ... developed some side effects from that they changed her to Seroquel which works very much in the same way in terms of...
    ... causing such havoc. My son is on Lamictal, Abilify and Seroquel as needed and has had no problem tolerating the Concerta...

  38. long term quetiapine users
    ... This drug is most commonly called Seroquel in the U.S., and it usually is prescribed along with...
    ... glad to see your post. My daughter, age 15, started Seroquel one year ago, so I really don't know about long term...

  39. confused
    ... her demonstrating at home. She is on Lamictal and Seroquel and that combo works out very well for her. The Lamictal ... geared towards the depressive side of Bipolar. The Seroquel seems to work for the impulsivity and frustration ... works out wonderfully with no real side effects. The Seroquel does make her tired but she takes 100mgs in the morning...

  40. Racing Thoughts??
    ... that can get me "out" of my head. Im taking 25mg of seroquel at night, and it's been a lifesaver. Someone...

  41. I am angry!!!!!
    ... pdoc just advised us that she can take a little extra Seroquel during that time to help her through to see if it...

  42. much better but still problems with meds and sleep
    ... So, in the meantime, I am still taking 25-50mg of seroquel at night to help me fall asleep. You may want to...
    ... I agree with the other poster about the seroquel . That stuff will knock you out! It has been great...

  43. foggy...
    ... Are these meds making me worse? I stopped the seroquel already and am just taking the lamictal 200mg. I haven...

  44. What happens when you change meds ?
    ... currently on 150mg of Effexor XR and I WAS on 50mg of Seroquel . However, I hated the seroquel and even though I ... this past Monday, and he discussed switching me from Seroquel to Lamictal. He told me that while I considered the ... options, I could just drop back down to 25mg of Seroquel so that I could function in the morning. I left the ... things about it) So basically, I went from 50mg of Seroquel to nothing in 4 days and I'm now on 25mg of Lamictal ... change meds ? Was I supposed to just "stop" the seroquel as soon as I started the lamictal? Ugh. why...
    ... like Effexor) and other categories of drugs like seroquel can be added to kind of "tweak" the control of moods...

  45. Rapid Cycling and lithium
    ... Hello, Have you tried Seroquel my Husband takes that and it works very well for him...

  46. Is anyone else on these meds?
    ... you should further discuss this with your doctor.... Seroquel works great for my daughter with that and perhaps...

  47. Change of meds - or bin the meds? Advice needed please
    ... mentioned that i can change if I want and to research ' seroquel , risperidone, olanzapine and amitryptilide (spelling...

  48. New here - High School help?
    ... Defiance Disorder. They just started him on Depokote and Seroquel . Once they release him in a week or so they have...
    ... this to your anxieties, but, seriously, depakote and seroquel are high weight gain drugs. this can make a person ... maybe just ask him about lower weight gain risk? seroquel is good at calming. maybe risperdal? (may gain weight...
    ... more..he was on abilify but decided he didnt like it.. seroquel definitly put weight on him. he too is over 200 lbs...

  49. How do I stop...
    ... tomorrow I promise. I don't want to keep taking the seroquel . I've gained at least 5 lbs in 2 weeks and all I do...
    ... Maybe the drinking is making you gain rather than the Seroquel :) Just a thought! Hope you have a chance to call...

  50. getting out of a funk
    ... while?)? Or maybe a different med altogether (like seroquel , which has been approved for bipolar depression now ... ). I'm taking seroquel and it's a good calming med. Also works great for...

  51. anyone else relate?
    ... all down. It was exhausting. My p-nurse then added seroquel , which had a strange effect on me, something like...
    ... or the bp itself? Maybe both! I'm on lamictal and seroquel . Seroquel seems nice. I can actually focus a little...

  52. To sleep or not to sleep
    ... in the morning. The pdoc first tried low doses of Seroquel , which did not work. Then he tried Rozerem and Ambien ... which did not work consistently. Then he went back to Seroquel at a higher dose (100 mg) which either doesn't work...
    ... clonadine work? (One of my son's complaints about the Seroquel is that sometimes it doesn't kick in for 2 hours,...
    ... anyway, getting to the sleep problem, hes been on seroquel , low doses= not enough, high doses= he would fall...

  53. Luvox, Celexa, Buspar and weight gain
    ... About 6 months ago I started celexa and buspar with seroquel at bedtime, at start I weighed 155, two weeks ago...
    ... about every medicine known to man. I am currently on seroquel , celexa and hydroxcine. I have been taking celexa ... on and off since 06/00 and seroquel on and off since 04/01. I was on buspar for a year ... I did not have a significant weight gain hike on seroquel , celexa or buspar, but there was a definite gradual...

  54. gav_73
    ... condition a little. So, I take a VERY small amount of Seroquel at night to help me sleep, and I have to say, I have...

  55. self harming
    ... mention the self harm? I think she will increase my seroquel and lamictal though. I dunno. I just wanted to let...

  56. Taking Depakote ER
    ... appointment a few days later so she started me on seroquel instead. I don't have that side effect from the seroquel...
    ... appointment a few days later so she started me on seroquel instead. I don't have that side effect from the seroquel...

  57. PROVIGIL -- anyone tried it?
    ... in a quiet and well-lit room for reading. The seroquel I am taking has really helped slow my mind down! I...

  58. lithium,seraquel,and lortab?
    ... effect though and see what they recommend. I am on seroquel and lamictal, but I haven't taken the other med you...

  59. Waiting for diagnosis
    ... seem to have found the right combo of Lamictal and Seroquel . The Lamictal will take some time to work because...

  60. Been Awhile
    ... and booze. He was stabilized taking lithium1200mgs,s seroquel 100mgs. no more antidepressants. Since december06 ... seroquel has been eliminated and the lithium is a slow release...

  61. Seroquel and Lamictal
    ... she has on the topic. I think you'll find that the seroquel will be a nice compliment to lamictal. I don't think ... seroquel necessarily causes weight gain....
    ... that combo and it is great for her.:blob_fire The Seroquel is great in terms of helping her with the agitation ... some weight which she has recently lost while on the Seroquel . My daughter is sitting right next to me and tells ... that this combo works out for you.....as far as the Seroquel it will make you tired but give it sometime....my...

  62. How bad is drinking for someone with bipolar and meds, etc?
    ... so sweet! I am doing better because my pdoc added seroquel today and I feel A LOT calmer already! It knocked...
    ... m happy to hear you're feeling better. I've heard seroquel works well for sleep and agitation. Hopefully you...

  63. Does everyone take depression meds? None of mine work? Why Bother?
    ... supposedly one of the best meds for bipolar depression! Seroquel recently got approved for that though so maybe you...

  64. My 16 Year Old Son.
    ... but finally it seems we found a good combo which is Seroquel and Lamictal. I like this combo because although...

  65. BP I meds that work? Please help
    ... weight. Read a few threads, some seem to think seroquel and lamictal are good, do ou use them together or...

  66. Lithium -please help
    ... - is it because he is agitated? I'm wondering if seroquel might be worth a try....along with the lithium and...
    ... He was on seroquel , it did not help him sleep even at 300mgs. when did...

  67. Evaluated: Bipolar / Depression
    ... how well it worked when they did!! She is now on Seroquel instead which is working just as well for her. One ... difference with the Risperdal and the Seroquel is that recent studies show that Seroquel is also ... well but over time you will. One more thing....the Seroquel that my daughter is on is great if you need to sleep...
    ... him if he would consider changing the Risperdal to Seroquel which is known to help you sleep. My daughter takes ... I told her that she might want to hold off on the Seroquel until she got home. She is of course a "Ms. Know ... So needless to say she now holds off on taking her Seroquel until she is ready to go to sleep. PLEASE do not...

  68. Cost of meds!!!! may have to go w/o...?
    ... me crazy it was so unbearable. ANYWAY, I am now on seroquel and doing just fine. I am taking three 25mg pills...
    ... I'm on 25 mg of Seroquel . My pdoc gave me samples of it until I could get...

  69. Cycling Again with new meds
    ... The agitation is unreal, I thought that 1000mg of Seroquel would bring me down but it's seemed to make everything...
    ... about this for a few weeks and I decided to get off seroquel and change everything else. I have been on seroquel ... Good luck! Also, I had horrible panic attacks on seroquel ....

  70. Doc put me on Depakote today--He also said.....
    ... me on depakote today. He will slowly taper me off seroquel and gradually increase depakote. He said if I gain...

  71. Any Meds That Helps With Agitation and Irritability?
    ... tennessean! I really need all the help I can get. I take seroquel 500mg nite, ambien, lithium 1200mg am and pm. Help...

  72. what is the point ?
    ... diagnosed and treated. So far she is doing quite well on Seroquel and Lamictal. The important thing to realize ... beginning...my daughter started fainting with her Seroquel when it was increased and the psychiatrist reassurred ... help you through until you find the right meds. The Seroquel seemed to help my daughter with the self injury,....

  73. Hello to All BP People~I'm New Here
    ... at the hospital they changed my meds to Lithium & Seroquel at night to help me sleep. They also set me up to ... thru my regular doctor. I had to do away with the Seroquel . I took it up 'til November & my Psychiatrist took ... anxious. I couldn't sleep at night & being off of the Seroquel I had nothing to help me sleep. I found I would start...
    ... lithium as you have, and the very same reaction to Seroquel . When I was first diagnosed by my psychiatrist, I ... trying Lamictal, and it has been wonderful. I also take Seroquel for insomnia, but only in very, very small doses. ... behavior, less stress, and mixed with the crumbs of Seroquel for sleep, it's been great. Also, we are about...

  74. Bipolar 2
    ... with our daughter we have found that Risperdal and Seroquel definitely help out. Of course what works well with...
    ... have also had very good results on the Lamictal, with Seroquel to sleep (but only crumbs of a 25mg pill, as it knocks...

  75. Can I get any info on Zyprexa-I feel the mean coming on again!
    ... this are the atypical antipsychotics....Risperdal, Seroquel and Geodon are in this category as well as Abilify ... until she developed a reaction to it and is now on Seroquel which also helps. She still does say and do things...


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