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Seroquel XR review summary

6.9/10 Average Rating

13 Ratings with 7 User Reviews

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Reviews for Seroquel XR to treat Schizophrenia

Review by Rest In Pieces (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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7.0

I lost touch with reality for quite a while. I mainly use this as a sleep aid, but I am a paranoid schizophrenic. As far as symptoms of my schizophrenia, it helps. However, whenever it's about time to take my dose I notice my condition worsening a lot. If I take it late, I am loopy and a bit delusion, but I hold a steady job that requires us to work late some days. Also, if I am just having an overall bad day, it seems to not help my symptoms at all. I am pretty sure I would be a lot worse without this medication. My insurance doesn't cover it, but I got a card from the doctor making my prescription only cost around 17 bucks. If I didn't have that card, it would be about 80 bucks with my work insurance. 400 or something with none.

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April 15, 2015 8:23 PM

Review by Skr1259 (taken for 6 months to 1 year):

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7.0

When I was 14 I was put on 450mg/day before bed time and within 6 months I gained 25-30 pounds. It worked super well to get rid of my hallucinations (including the tactile ones) but it made me extremely zombie-like. My grades slipped at school, and I slept as soon as I got home till the next morning. The first day I slept 22 hours. This medicine made me so hungry all the time and no matter how much I ate I was never full.

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December 27, 2014 12:04 AM

Review by DeadBunny (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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10

All the other medications I have been on produced horrible side effects. Seroquel works great and the only side effect is sleepiness. Stable at 600mg and quite pleased.

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April 25, 2014 6:24 PM

Review by Chris778 (taken for 2 to 5 years):

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9.0

From the age of eleven to seventeen, I lost touch to reality, no doctor could figure out what was wrong with me cause I didn't tell my real problems. I was living in an imaginary world. At the age of seventeen I was finally able to express some of my problems, and got started on Seroquel XR, day by day I had the feeling of becoming normal again, and regained the control over my own life. I still have issues from all the problems that involved my past, but I can truly say that I got control back. I truly think Seroquel XR saved my life.

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October 5, 2013 2:24 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months):

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9.0

Got rid of psychotic symptoms but I had an allergic reaction and had to go off it. Made me feel drunk after I took it so I had to go right to bed. I would stumble around if I got out of bed. Made me sweat and salivate more. I found olanzapine a better fit.

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December 21, 2012 11:11 PM

Review by Anonymous (taken for 2 to 5 years):

I have been on it for 2.5 years, I gained 30lbs. At a point it has stopped working for me. Started having crying spells, insomnia. I am now going to try Latuda.

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July 11, 2012 5:50 PM

Review by klendathuu:

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10

Works well - sedating though.

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August 14, 2009 9:30 PM

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