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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 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
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)
Seroquel Hunger
Oct 21, 2014
... What are some alternative medications to take in place of the seroquel? ... (9 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)
... 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)
... ons to "real" mood stabilizers? ... (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)
... 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)
... Hi there and wecome to the Board and here's some encouragement every person on this list is or was bipolar, AMAZING! ... (27 replies)
... by speaking with your pdoc about this. I, too, am wondering what is going on with my daughter lately. She is on Lamictal and Seroquel....the pdoc increased the Seroquel 2 weeks ago for increased agitatation and my daughter is now engulfing food like crazy. ... (20 replies)
... Amen! (1 replies)
... orrible things on the subject of children prescibed drugs. There are few if any drug companies that have solid knowledgable proof that the drugs they are giving to our children are not going to later in life prove to hurt them. Some of you on this board have read my posts. ... (1 replies)

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