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  1. BorderlineDownunder

    Standardise Drug Names, Please!

    as this is online people from lots of places come here. the same medicine has different names in different places. Ive just found out Quetiapine is Seroquel. :( Why haven't they called it Seroquel, in the UK and Aus? Is it because they think they wouldn't be able to MARKET it???? :( I am so...
  2. C

    Let's do this - getting off seroquel and lexapro

    I was diagnosed bi-polar. I'm not At the time I was happy for anything I've been on seroquel and lexapro for years (maybe 10) I want my life back. I decided to cold turkey stupid stupid idea The withdrawal is hideous I've made an appointment with my GP to make a taper schedule. I go next...
  3. O

    Seroquel treatment regimen for Schizotypal disorder (f 21)

    Hello, Could you please clarify what is the Seroquel treatment regimen for Schizotypal disorder (f 21)? I am from Russia and psychiatrist prescribed Seroquel (quetiapine) right away 200 mg in the morning and 200 mg in the evening. I fell unconscious after the first pill. Nevertheless, the...
  4. D

    Oral Promazine ?

    Hi Has anyone had any bad side effects/good positive results from oral promazine, ive recently started on 100mg a day and now going on to 200mg a day ? Ive found it less tiring than seroquel prn.
  5. M

    Bpd psychosis & new meds

    Hi everyone, not too sure if I'm posting in the right place, if not sorry & if someone can point me to the right place I'd be very grateful. I have bpd & psychosis, been on seroquel for 16 years, I've been on 625 mg but over the past 10 weeks they haven't been working anywhere near as well as...
  6. S

    My Nightmare On Seroquel

    My Nightmare On Seroquel PART 1 This essay examines my own personal tragic experiences with Seroquel and the doctors who prescribed it over a period of 6 years. This drug has taken away from me the best years of my life, and almost completely destroyed me. Therefore the tone of this essay will...
  7. G

    Met my ex

    I met my ex today we went for a lovely meal and cinema I gave her flowers bought her perfume and a card and wrote a letter to tell her how I feel , it did not work she said she wants to stay friends I will admit I was absolutely heart broken and burst into tears in front of her but she gave me a...
  8. M

    experiences with zyprexa vs. seroquel?

    Hi guys and gals, I've been suffering from acute/periodic psychosis for the past 5 years. Have been on and off Zyprexa (olanzapine). In the interim periods between episodes, I'm left with medium amounts of anxiety. Due to this, and having gained 20kgs of weight due to zyprexa, my doc is...
  9. U

    Obsessive/intrusive thoughts

    Let me just start this post by saying I haven't been diagnosed with OCD, and of course I'm not supposed to diagnose myself. That being said, I have had a hard time letting go of an obsessive thought. Back in April I had a mental breakdown that resulted in a week-long stay at a psychiatric...
  10. U


    Hi, I've been struggling with obsessive thoughts for quite a while now. I was started on Seroquel four days ago. I'm on a low dosage of 50mg. I've read great things about it helping with obsessive thoughts and I think I may be noticing a difference. My question is-should I ask for a higher...
  11. P

    Sleeping in in mornings due to seroquel ( quitiapine)

    Hi, does anyone else get done for sleeping in in the mornings due to seroquel. I have been on it ten years and still sleep in really bad from it. I feel really sedated and sleep through my alarms. Anyone else got this problem?
  12. D

    Seroquel / Quetrapine

    Hello, I have just joined this site tonight. My husband was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2011 and has been on numerous medications. He is well at the moment and he is taking 400mg of quetrapine daily and 100mg of sertraline. I am writing as my husband has put on around 3 stone since...
  13. G

    Am I Having Panic Attacks

    Its been awhile since I've been on here.. I had to take a break from everything as I attempt to repair my life. Slowly, I was starting to feel better since my medication has changed.. Suddenly today while bathing my daughter, it felt like an elephant was sitting on my chest...lasted for 10 mins...
  14. Not_Crazy_Yet

    Crossroads: Not sure what to do.

    Have been away a couple of days. Last time I was here I posted about my doctor ordering depot injections for me. I'm concerned about the medicine because on the mfg website they say it can affect your ability to make decisions for yourself and your judgement. Also in the client brochure it says...
  15. stardust79

    Question about Seroquel XL and foreign label? Relapsing?

    Hi, I have been on Seroquel XL for over 3 years, the original brand, not generic. I have always had a blue blister pack in the proper Seroquel packaging. around 4 weeks ago I received Seroquel XL with foreign language covered by a white label with English language saying Seroquel XL, but with...
  16. AppleCrumbles

    Single psychotic episode. Will it come back?

    Hi, so I have a 10+ year history with depression. During my last bout of depression, I had a psychotic episode, which has never happened before (I'm in my late 20s). I'm pretty sure it was triggered by work and life stress. I had been working 70+ hours a week for months at that point, and had...
  17. Lincoln1990

    Seroquel/birth control

    Now I've been on Seroquel off and on since I was 12. I'm now 25. I've been on this same birth control for almost a year. When I was in the hospital for almost 6 months in 2012, I had one menstrual cycle but I wasn't on birth control at that time. I've been on the dose of Seroquel I am now for...
  18. D

    Hearing voices

    I live with schizophrenia and hear voices that sound like demons. It used to be all the time now it's once in a while. I'm taking seroquel to treat my disease. I want this to end and hopefully I won't need to be on heavy medication all my life.
  19. Tw723

    Medication help

    Ok so I was put on abilify and it worked great for me. The only thing that made me stop were the side effects. I'm obviously going to talk to my doctor as soon as he is back in office. But I was wondering if anyone has tried antipsychotic medications that don't cause sleepiness or too much of...
  20. Not_Crazy_Yet

    Insomnia and somnolence

    Anyone experience alternating periods of insomnia and excessive sleep? Over the last few adjustments to my seroquel I have days of sleeping 18 hours or so then several days of not being able to sleep then back to sleeping excessively. Maybe its stress related maybe not. My pdocs say the sleep is...