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Serequel

Pronunciation

Serequel is a common misspelling of Seroquel (quetiapine).

What is Seroquel (Serequel)?

Seroquel (Serequel) is an atypical antipsychotic medication. It affects certain chemicals (dopamine and serotonin) and neuroreceptors in the brain. This may help to improve symptoms associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Seroquel (Serequel) is approved to treat the depressive episodes and the acute manic episodes in bipolar disorder (manic depression) and to treat schizophrenia. Seroquel (Serequel) XR is a once daily tablet approved only to treat schizophrenia, a mental disorder marked by delusions (false beliefs), hallucinations, disrupted thinking, and loss of contact with reality.

High blood sugar and diabetes have been reported with Seroquel (Serequel) and similar medicines. If you have diabetes or risk factors such as obesity or a family history of diabetes, ask your doctor about checking your blood sugar before taking Seroquel (Serequel) and regularly throughout treatment. If you develop symptoms of high blood sugar or diabetes, such as excessive thirst or hunger, increased urination, or weakness, contact your doctor.

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