I took it for the first time last night at 8 and they said it will help me be motivated throughout the day. They also quetiapine regular for sleep and you take both at bedtime. I woke up at 6am tried to cook but laid down and slept all day until 6 pm. They said it may take 5 or 6 hours to activate. I'm
I definitely believe this drug should be taken at bedtime. If you can avoid driving for a day or two, I would. I only took it for one week. It's great for anxiety but I gained about 20 pounds in 1 week. I was advised to stop taking it and was prescribed another drug. I was prescribed a starter dose.
It takes longer to peak that IR seroquel so I’d always take it about 3 hours before my bed time. The sedation doesn’t entirely improve, you more just get used to it. I’m a little surprised someone would pair the thought of motivation and seroquel. Your mileage will vary but Abilify, Latuda or Geodon would be better options for that kind of thing. If this doesn’t work of course. It can take up to a month to get used to the daytime sedation.
Hey, I've been taking Seroquel XR for a number of years now, to help me sleep, and I have found it works best for me to take it in the early evening. I take mine at 5:30 pm just after dinner. I find that taking it then it has enough time to start working throughout the evening without overpowering me, so that by the time I am ready for bed, at between 10 and 11 pm, it has taken full effect and I fall asleep easily. It also has enough time to wear off through the night so that when I wake in the morning, usually at 5:30 am, I am fully awake with no hang-over effect.
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