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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
1/28/2013 9:03:42 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 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:
I took Seroquel for 9 months & I HATED it. I worked up to 300mg. I took the medication at night & it would knock me out for 10 – 12 hours straight. I gave it a couple months to see if the side effects would lessen. They didn’t. So we cut my dosage in half down to 150mg. I still slept a lot & I could not get moving the next day. I kept taking the meds thinking things would level ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/20/2013 8:00:48 AM

Reviewer: lost, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was feeling really bad a couple of years ago. I have a history of manic-depression and I was on the depressive side. Seroquel xr worked extremely well and had me functioning again. My Dr. was knowledgable and supportive which played a key role in my well being. After 2 or 3 years I began feeling disillusioned about life. I had gained some extra 80 pounds. I didn't really expect this but i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
12/8/2012 9:33:22 PM

Reviewer: msdesertrat, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I actually use this for sleep. Very effective.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
11/4/2012 11:34:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I get a very dry mouth and occasional dizziness. I have more depression than mania.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/30/2012 9:35:28 AM

Reviewer: ladibug, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After starting on this drug, I experienced severe hair loss. Is this a side effect of Seroquel?

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