Review: Seroquel and Xanax
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Seroquel and Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 4,414 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Seroquel (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Xanax (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
On Sep, 23, 2013: 4,414 people who reported to have interactions when taking Seroquel, Xanax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate)
- Xanax (alprazolam)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Seroquel, Xanax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|2||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||1,393|
|4||Blood Cholesterol Increased||861|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Seroquel, Xanax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|1||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||795|
|3||Blood Cholesterol Increased||409|
|7||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||117|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
- Sleep disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By almany: Side effects and/or interactions
(for a 86 year old woman who has Insomnia Related To Another Mental Condition, and takes Effexor, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Xanax)
patient 86 yrs has been diagnosed with dementia. has been taking these at night,the trazodone was increase since summer 2013.Patient has experienced loss of appetite,insomnia,and feebleness/weakness in limbs. Thank you for your assistance!
(Number of patients like almany: 3,897)
- By Smooch: Is it safe to take ditropan xl after having lap-band surgery?
(for a 61 year old woman who has Severe Stomach Pain, Constipation, Depression, and takes Effexor, Seroquel Xr, Depakote Er, Synthroid, Klonopin Rapidly Disintegrating)
I have had Lap-Band surgery and after being on Diptropan XL six weeks, I am having severe stomach pains, constipation, and depression. I am afraid it has damaged my Lap-Band. Is this safe for me to take?
(Number of patients like Smooch: 12,828)
- By Smooch: Does ditropan xl cause depression especially in people who are bipolar?
(for a 61 year old woman who has Bladder Incontence, and takes Effexor, Wellbutrin, Seroquel, Synthroid, Depakote Er, Clonidine Hydrochloride)
Since starting Ditropan XL I have become depressed and anxious. Is this common?
(Number of patients like Smooch: 8,417)
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After having one treatment of Gemzar, I had a sever reaction, which caused me to have many seizures. This caused me to developed PRES, which in turn has caused me to have brain damage.When I came out of my induced coma I did not know where I was, nor did I know who my family members were. I could no ...
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- By Tonya: Celexa, xanax and restoril combo caused an immediate onset of dementia in my 79 year old father
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My father has been on Celexa for years now. 2 months ago, my mother (his wife of 50 years) passed away. My father immediately had anxiety and sleeping problems that accompanied his anxiety. His doctor prescribed, on top of the Celexa, Restoril for sleep, and Xanax during the day. Over a period o ...
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Xanax (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Seroquel is used in:
- Xanax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Seroquel alternatives:
- Xanax alternatives:
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