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Serequil

Pronunciation

Serequil is a common misspelling of Seroquel (quetiapine).

What is Seroquel (Serequil)?

Seroquel (Serequil) is the first in a new class of antipsychotic medications. Exactly how it works is not known. It may work by diminishing the action of dopamine and serotonin, two of the brain's chief chemical messengers.

Seroquel (Serequil) is an antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic depression). Seroquel (Serequil) may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.

The most common side effect of Seroquel (Serequil) is sedation. Seroquel (Serequil) has been used as a sedative (off-label) to treat patients with sleep disorders. Seroquel (Serequil) is frequently prescribed for off-label purposes, including insomnia and the treatment of anxiety disorder. Seroquel (Serequil) is one of the most sedating of all antipsychotic medicines.

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