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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

Lexapro, Seroquel Xr outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Seroquel Xr (quetiapine fumarate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lexapro is effective16.67%
(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 effective16.00%
(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 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusDizzinessDiabetes Mellitus
Suicidal IdeationDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
SomnolenceInsomniaObesityObesitySuicidal IdeationBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetes MellitusWeight Increased
ConvulsionDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlWeight IncreasedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDepressionObesityAstheniaDepression
DepressionBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlHyperglycaemiaBlood Cholesterol IncreasedHyperlipidaemiaSomnolenceBlood Cholesterol Increased
AgitationSuicide AttemptInsomniaPancreatitisPancreatitisDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlBlood Cholesterol IncreasedAnxiety
Suicide AttemptHeadacheDiabetic KetoacidosisAnxietyObesitySuicidal IdeationDehydrationSuicidal Ideation
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedWeight IncreasedSuicidal IdeationDepressionSuicide AttemptNeuropathy PeripheralCholelithiasisPancreatitis
OverdoseOverdoseDepressionWeight IncreasedInsomniaHeadacheUrinary Tract InfectionInsomnia
Diabetes MellitusType 1 Diabetes MellitusBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlWeight IncreasedBlood Triglycerides IncreasedHypercholesterolaemiaDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Lexapro is effective37.50%
(39 of 104 people)
(12 of 60 people)
Seroquel Xr is effective46.60%
(48 of 103 people)
(27 of 59 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
DepressionSuicidal Ideation
Weight IncreasedAnxiety
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedDepression
PancreatitisBlood Cholesterol Increased
ObesityWeight Increased
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlSuicide Attempt

Drug effectiveness by age :

Lexapro is effective0.00%
(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 effective100.00%
(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 MellitusSuicidal IdeationSuicidal IdeationDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusAnxiety
PancreatitisDiarrhoeaWeight IncreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusDepression
Suicidal IdeationMood SwingsDiabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedBlood Cholesterol IncreasedConfusional State
Ovarian CystAbnormal BehaviourSomnolenceHeadacheBlood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlAnxietySuicidal Ideation
Suicide AttemptTicManiaDyspnoeaObesityNeuropathy PeripheralDepressionDiabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusSuicide AttemptGallbladder DisorderInsomniaDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlWeight IncreasedInsomniaDiarrhoea
Extrapyramidal DisorderAnxietyBipolar DisorderAbdominal PainDepressionPancreatitisHyperglycaemiaPain
Intentional OverdoseAngerDepressionVomitingSuicidal IdeationObesityNauseaWeight Decreased
DepressionCryingDiabetic KetoacidosisDizzinessPancreatitisDepressionWeight IncreasedFall
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageAggressionNauseaSuicidal IdeationDiabetic NeuropathyHyperlipidaemiaPancreatitisType 2 Diabetes Mellitus

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you take Lexapro and Seroquel Xr?

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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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  • Bipolar patient extremely violent on seraquel
    (Posted by a 41 year old woman who has Bipolar, and takes Seroquel)
    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 ...

  • Seroquel and iron deficiency?
    (Posted by a 24 year old woman who has Iron Deficiency Anaemia, and takes Seroquel)
    I've been taking Seroquel for about four year, I have been having symptoms similar to hypothyroidism, and just found out I have an iron deficiency. The doctor said my platelets are smaller than average, and it is possible that my grandmother is anemic. But in trying to study Seroquel I kept finding ...

  • Transition from mirtazapine to cymbalta (bipolar ii) 6 week duration taken in conjunction with seroquel, propranalol and implanon
    (Posted by a 37 year old woman who has Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar 2, and takes Mirtazapine, Implanon, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Seroquel, Cymbalta)
    In early September I approached my Psychiatrist to report that I was having sleep paralysis episodes as well as insatiable appetite. I had put on about 20lb in the space of 6 months since the sleep paralysis started. My Psychiatrist opted to wean me off the Mirtazapine and onto Cymbalta. I have n ...

  • 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 ...

  • Patients having false positives while on remeron
    (Posted by a 43 year old man who has False Positive Drug Test While On Probation Or Parole, and takes Sonata, Lunesta, Diazepam, Prozac, Lexapro, Ambien, Remeron )
    I have had a few patients complain they are failing drug tests for Amphetamines while on remeron, and have claimed to have not used any type of Amphetamine or any (Mixed Salts). These patients are all or were on probation, parole, or under some stipulation. Iv realized most of these patients are tak ...

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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.

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