Review: Lexapro and Seroquel Xr
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Seroquel Xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,148 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,382 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Seroquel xr (latest outcomes from 9,501 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
On Oct, 31, 2014: 4,148 people who take Lexapro, Seroquel Xr are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Seroquel Xr (quetiapine fumarate)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Lexapro is effective||16.67%|
(3 of 18 people)
(11 of 31 people)
(10 of 23 people)
(7 of 27 people)
(13 of 37 people)
(6 of 16 people)
(1 of 10 people)
(0 of 2 people)
|Seroquel Xr is effective||16.00%|
(4 of 25 people)
(11 of 30 people)
(10 of 20 people)
(17 of 35 people)
(20 of 30 people)
(11 of 16 people)
(1 of 4 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Dizziness||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Suicidal Ideation||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Somnolence||Insomnia||Obesity||Obesity||Suicidal Ideation||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetes Mellitus||Weight Increased|
|Convulsion||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Weight Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Depression||Obesity||Asthenia||Depression|
|Depression||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Hyperglycaemia||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Hyperlipidaemia||Somnolence||Blood Cholesterol Increased|
|Agitation||Suicide Attempt||Insomnia||Pancreatitis||Pancreatitis||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Anxiety|
|Suicide Attempt||Headache||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Anxiety||Obesity||Suicidal Ideation||Dehydration||Suicidal Ideation|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||Weight Increased||Suicidal Ideation||Depression||Suicide Attempt||Neuropathy Peripheral||Cholelithiasis||Pancreatitis|
|Overdose||Overdose||Depression||Weight Increased||Insomnia||Headache||Urinary Tract Infection||Insomnia|
|Diabetes Mellitus||Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Weight Increased||Blood Triglycerides Increased||Hypercholesterolaemia||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Lexapro is effective||37.50%|
(39 of 104 people)
(12 of 60 people)
|Seroquel Xr is effective||46.60%|
(48 of 103 people)
(27 of 59 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
|Blood Cholesterol Increased||Depression|
|Pancreatitis||Blood Cholesterol Increased|
|Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Suicide Attempt|
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Lexapro is effective||0.00%|
(0 of 1 people)
(3 of 31 people)
(13 of 48 people)
(12 of 65 people)
(11 of 53 people)
(8 of 45 people)
(4 of 30 people)
|Seroquel Xr is effective||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
(4 of 30 people)
(14 of 50 people)
(19 of 65 people)
(18 of 52 people)
(14 of 44 people)
(5 of 31 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Diabetes Mellitus||Suicidal Ideation||Suicidal Ideation||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Diabetes Mellitus||Anxiety|
|Pancreatitis||Diarrhoea||Weight Increased||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Depression|
|Suicidal Ideation||Mood Swings||Diabetes Mellitus||Weight Increased||Weight Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Confusional State|
|Ovarian Cyst||Abnormal Behaviour||Somnolence||Headache||Blood Cholesterol Increased||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Anxiety||Suicidal Ideation|
|Suicide Attempt||Tic||Mania||Dyspnoea||Obesity||Neuropathy Peripheral||Depression||Diabetes Mellitus|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Suicide Attempt||Gallbladder Disorder||Insomnia||Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control||Weight Increased||Insomnia||Diarrhoea|
|Extrapyramidal Disorder||Anxiety||Bipolar Disorder||Abdominal Pain||Depression||Pancreatitis||Hyperglycaemia||Pain|
|Intentional Overdose||Anger||Depression||Vomiting||Suicidal Ideation||Obesity||Nausea||Weight Decreased|
|Depression||Crying||Diabetic Ketoacidosis||Dizziness||Pancreatitis||Depression||Weight Increased||Fall|
|Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage||Aggression||Nausea||Suicidal Ideation||Diabetic Neuropathy||Hyperlipidaemia||Pancreatitis||Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- Has anyone been helped by taking lexapro and wellbutrin?
(Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
I am the mom of a 22 year old who is trying to get through college and can't seem to find the right meds for depression. She is taking Lexapro and I am wondering if adding Wellbutrin will help.
- Does anyone have experience of taking the supplement gaba with seroquel/quetiapine at night to aid sleep?. taking quetiapine 150 mg gives inconsistent sleep.
(Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Chronic Insomnia, and takes Seroquel)
With seroquel my sleep is inconsistent and if I have a bad night's sleep, I don't just feel tired, I feel breathless, headache, strange sensations, as if I haven't slept off side effects. It can make me feel relaxed when I take it but not sleepy.
- Can my eye twitch be because of lexapro?
(Asked by a 27 year old woman who has Eyelid Twitch, Muscle Twitching, Twitch - Eyelid, and takes Clonazepam, Lexapro)
So I have had symptoms of anxiety and depression due to a lot of stressors and disasters that happened in my life over the past two years. As my anxiety got worse after a breast biopsy, I started freaking out and thinking I may have MS because my sister has MS. So I went to my GP and she decided my ...
- What are the drug interactions of seroquel and belviq
(Asked by a 34 year old woman who takes Belviq, Seroquel)
My doctor won't Belviq because he says there is a drug interaction. What is it he couldn't tell me.
- My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
(Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Dementia (controlled), and takes Multivitamin, Lipitor, Claritin, Allopurinol, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Namenda Xr, Aricept, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Bystolic, Lexapro)
My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...
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I have been diagnosed bipolar for over 10 years. 3 years ago I was taken off of topamax and my seraquel was upped to 300 mg from 100 because I was pregnant. I was very violent! Punching, breaking stuff, in jail, in the psych ward. Yes pregnancy and bipolar are not a perfect combination. I too thoug ...
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- Lexapro and memory loss
(Posted by a 23 year old woman who has PTSD, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, and takes Lexapro)
I actually have no idea what other medicine I was on the week I took Lexapro, it was back at the end of February 2014 right before I checked myself into the psych hospital. I formed no memory for a whole week just because of one drug! My friends and family tell me what happened that week and I have ...
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Seroquel Xr (quetiapine fumarate) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. 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:
- Lexapro is used in:
- Seroquel xr is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lexapro alternatives:
- Seroquel xr alternatives:
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