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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
6/11/2014 3:52:47 PM

Reviewer: dmakower, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Seroquel XR for 7 years. I have taken as much as 600 mg., for depression and manic episodes. It saved my life as I was suicidally depressed. It went away really quick. I went from weighing 160 to almost 300 lbs. I could barely walk one house. After having cataract surgery in both eyes, developing sugar diabetes, and so sleepy day and night, I changed my diet am walking 1 mile ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
5/13/2014 12:10:43 AM

Reviewer: maryliz, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
this drug has changed my whole life for the better. a year ago I had the a most serious depression with psychotic features. I am seriously bipolar;however, that depression was profound. I would have died without proper treatment. six months of ect and concurrent use of serequel worked like a miracle. Sure, I have gained quite a lot of weight...but, i am alive and enjoying a good life free of an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/25/2014 7:31:13 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was put on this drug before Thanksgiving of 2013. I was on Lexapro and Abilify before hand and did not like those at all. I was put on this for being "bi polar" and to help me sleep. The first two weeks I felt so much better and could sleep better. However, I soon found that I was sleeping all of the time and my mood just got worse. I was a straight A student who always paid attention ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/6/2014 11:54:59 AM

Reviewer: Hondo, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Good

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

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