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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Seroquel XR Oral.

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Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/14/2014 12:46:56 PM

Reviewer: crachar139, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Prescribed for insomnia-related depression. Boosted from 50mg.regular, to 100mg. regular, for a minute. Just when the sleep started gettin' back to normal, Dr. upped to 150mg.XR. Since beginning it, I've had less-than sleeps, am cranky and irritable, especially in the morning. I have weight gain and am not happy about that. This is not helping the insomnia and is instead just making me ang ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/31/2013 1:15:05 PM

Reviewer: dixie, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this medication has caused back ,shoulder pain. total agony. weakness cant standup

Condition: Bipolar Depression
8/9/2013 2:13:13 PM

Reviewer: Laurie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have gained 55 lbs over a 6 month period taking this medication. I have tried others, but they are not as effective. Would like to know if there is something new out there or something close to Seroquel that WON'T make me gain weight.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
7/22/2013 12:05:49 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/27/2013 6:17:41 PM

Reviewer: Lavendar, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Love the idea of not being manic and 'crazy' most of the month. This drug really has helped like no other. I also use it to sleep. I take 450 mg . I DO NOT like the weight gain! I used to be in very good shape, now I am at least 20 pounds over weight. And since I am not manic as much, I have a less desire to do anything 'fun' and I feel lazy. But the trade off is worth it. ... Show Full Comment

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