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Can Seroquel Be Broken?

Can Seroquel Be Broken?

Swallow quetiapine extended-release tablets whole; do not split, chew, or crush them. Your doctor will probably start you on a low dose of quetiapine and gradually increase your dose during the first week of your treatment.

Can quetiapine make me worse?

Quetiapine oral tablet is used for long-term treatment. It comes with serious risks if you don’t take it as prescribed. If you stop taking the drug suddenly or don’t take it at all: Your condition may get worse.

Is it worth it to know the risks of Seroquel?

And whenever you take a (psychotropic, psychiatric) medication it’s worth knowing the risks. Seriously. Like, really worth it. And the risks of taking a medication are laid out in black and white in the prescribing information. I discuss Seroquel prescribing information section by section:

What to do if you have withdrawal symptoms from Seroquel?

A rehabilitation program should then follow detox. You may experience several discontinuation symptoms, or symptoms of withdrawal, when you quit taking Seroquel or miss enough doses that your body completely metabolizes the substance out.

When did I stop taking the quetiapine Seroquel?

Over the past year I have been slow tapering the Seroquel and have been going through hell ever since.

How long does it take for Seroquel to go out of your system?

Generally, it takes about 24 hours to 1.6 days for Seroquel to be completely metabolized out of your system. After this time, you will begin to experience withdrawal symptoms. The tapering process will be individual, and your doctor will work with you on the exact speed at which you will stop taking Seroquel.

When was the last time I took Seroquel?

A tiny dose in the realm of how high Seroquel doses can get. I hadn’t taken Seroquel in a year and a half. It was one of the first drugs I went off of. It was my “sleeper” drug. I always slept a hard 11 – 13 hours on it.

Are there any side effects to taking Seroquel too much?

Never take Seroquel in larger amounts, or for longer than recommended by your doctor. High doses or long-term use can cause a serious movement disorder that may not be reversible. Symptoms of this disorder include tremors or other uncontrollable muscle movements.

A rehabilitation program should then follow detox. You may experience several discontinuation symptoms, or symptoms of withdrawal, when you quit taking Seroquel or miss enough doses that your body completely metabolizes the substance out.

How old do you have to be to take Seroquel XR?

Seroquel is also used together with antidepressant medications to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Extended-release Seroquel XR is for use only in adults and should not be given to anyone younger than 18 years old.