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... I am currently on a dosage of 50mgs in the morning and a dose of 150mgs at night. At times I have had to take double that dose just to get to sleep then have difficulty waking and getting out of bed the following day. ... (2 replies)
... I am new to this site. ... (2 replies)
... If Seroquel is ONLY used for sleep, I would get a new psychiatrist if possible. Everything you described sounds like what I go through daily. ... (2 replies)

... I was on it for Bipolar type 1. I am so proud to be working full time again! ... (0 replies)
... I found Zyprexa to be a miracle drug. It helped with everything. But, I gained 25 pounds while on it. I'm not sure, though, if it was the Zyprexa or thyroid issues. ... (2 replies)
... Problem lies in the fact that Seroquel has been so good for me. It knocks me out at night and even a bad nights sleep these days is what used to pass as a good night. I only take 100mg and do tend to oversleep in the morning, but I have been lucky enough that it's not often a problem. ... (0 replies)
May 9, 2007
... Well,... actually the Geodon was an alternative suggestion from the doctor. Becuase it doesn't have the sedative qualities. The seroquel was working but becuase of the cholesterol and inability to lose more than 25 lbs. ... (36 replies)
... Have you been givven the option of Geodon or Abilify as an alternative to the Seroquel? ... (8 replies)
Seroquel Hunger
Oct 21, 2014
... What are some alternative medications to take in place of the seroquel? ... (9 replies)
Nov 29, 2009
... perhaps you are not on the right medicine. It is very personal, even with the same diagnosis seroquel produced no side effects except great sleep and dreaming. It worked on me in 30 seconds of taking it I felt better. ... (4 replies)
... Keep in mind, substantial numbers of people report side effects from the placebo used in drug studies. Lithium has stood the test of time and has proven itself to be a safe, life saving medication. ... (7 replies)
... thanks for your comment. I know that there is large community for all issues these days, and it's sometimes a big step for people to reach out to. ... (7 replies)
... Gav I did not even see your second post, sorry! I guess the email takes you to somewhere else, it always used to be where you left off. anyways, I guess me and you have completely different thinking doctors. ... (25 replies)
... I am on 200mg of Lamictal for my bipolar and take Seroquel specifically for sleep. I told my pdoc that I MUST have something to help me sleep, as I was getting maybe 3 hours per night and felt like I was about to go over the edge. ... (25 replies)
... Hi there and wecome to the Board and here's some encouragement every person on this list is or was bipolar, AMAZING! ... (27 replies)
... i wonder though if the pills are composed in a way to be processed by other organs in the body, and if that is how the pill is designed to work. i know zyprexa has a disolvable form, and i have heard it is supposed to not cause weight gain. it is an interesting topic to bring up. ... (3 replies)
... ons to "real" mood stabilizers? ... (7 replies)
... ally the "outdated" clinical term for "bipolar". Anyways, lithium is not an immediate acting drug, like for example Xanax or Seroquel. It takes a couple of weeks to build up in your system and start to calm your mania. Eventually in somewhere around this period of time it will definitely help you to sleep. ... (3 replies)
... a especially when I take the morning dose. In addition, I have been experiencing shortness of breath and I found out that Wellbutrin cause it so if that happens to you at least you know the probable culprit. ... (4 replies)
... Its mostly due to ADD and concentrating my focus from one thing to the next leaves me irritated..i cant help it tho and the more i try the dumber I come accross. ... (10 replies)

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