Seroquel XR (Quetiapine) for Depression | MyDepressionTeam

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Seroquel XR is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of bipolar disorder and some types of depression. Seroquel XR is also known by its drug name, Quetiapine.

Seroquel XR is an antipsychotic, a drug that is used to manage psychiatric problems such as delusions and disordered thoughts. Seroquel XR is believed to work by blocking dopamine in certain pathways of the brain.

How do I take it?
Seroquel XR is taken once a day.

Seroquel XR is available in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Seroquel XR lists common side effects including drowsiness, headache, memory problems, mood changes, stomach pain, vomiting, constipation, difficulty sitting still, missed menstrual periods, increased appetite, weight gain, dry mouth, sore throat, and trouble sleeping.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Seroquel XR can include raised blood sugar, low blood pressure in adults, high blood pressure in children and adolescents, blood disorders, and cataracts.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Seroquel XR – AstraZeneca

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