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Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/12/2015 7:46:19 AM

Reviewer: just me, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
yes it was very effective if I wanted to be unconcience during an inmtamate act. I fought so hard to keep my eyes open, 5 mins after taking one 600mg pill. I was dead to the world. ease to swallow. I was not satisfied with the pill and if I wanted to sleep my life away. if other people cant deal with me or handle me that's on them. I'm here to live and breathe life and not to be a zombie. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/8/2015 7:38:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was prescribed 300mg of Seroquel several years ago by my psychiatrist for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. I was also taking about 8 others. Didn't help much and as many of you may have experienced with it, I had a massive weight gain and slept like 20 hours a day. I normally weigh around 200 but was at 260 after about 2 1/2 months(!). I told her I wasn't taking it anymore, it wasn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/13/2014 11:00:54 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this med for 2 years. I have no side effects except for maybe gaining of weight. Which i feel is a fair trade off to have a clear mind. I can always lose the weight. It also helps me sleep at night.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
8/20/2014 12:33:40 PM

Reviewer: irational, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug caused all sorts of issues. Caused a stroke. Lost all feeling in the mouth and left side of my face and body. Short term memory has been shot since taking this medication.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
8/20/2014 12:11:39 PM

Reviewer: MissPriss, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking 400 mg. of this medication at night for 5 years. Helps really well with insomnia and ruminating of the mind, but I have no quality of life and have suicidal thoughts when even the smallest of things doesn't go well. I have gained a large amount of weight as well. My husband tells me he misses the "real me" and wants "me" back. I forgot to bring my medi ... Show Full Comment

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