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US brand name: Seroquel
Generic name: quetiapine

Comments

Loved more and hated less than its more fatifying cousin Zyprexa, Seroquel, is like Remeron for the bipolar, in that it may be the only thing that lifts you out of otherwise intractable depression, so who gives a fuck about how much you eat.

These days Seroquel XR is the prefered version. The immediate-release version is mainly used for insomnia.

Name, Address, Serial Number (Generic and Overseas Availability)

Available in the US as a generic? Yes

Shapes & Sizes (How Supplied)

Available as immediate-release and Seroquel XR extended-release tablets



Other Trade Names and Overseas Availability

Not including controlled/extended/sustained release suffixes (Efexor ER, Trevilor retard e.g.) or branded generics that are a hyphenate of the generic name and the drug company name (Apo-Citalopram e.g.).

Available as Seroquel in

  • Immediate-release Seroquel is available in Australia the EU, Ireland, New Zealand, and the UK
  • Seroquel XR/XL is available in Australia the EU, Ireland, New Zealand, and the UK

Branded Generic Names

  • quetiapin - Hungary

Full US PI sheet, Global SPCs & PILs, Other Consumer Review & Rating Sites, and Other Sites that may be of Interest

Seroquel’s Full US Prescribing Information / PI Sheet

PI Sheets for Other Forms

Official Sites

Astra Zeneca’s official Seroquel XR site Plain old seroquel.com resolves there as well. It’s really generic, and bipolar disorder is the main focus. I bet it won’t last very long once extended-release quetiapine is available as a generic.

Rating & Review Sites

Other Sites of Interest

DrugsDB.com’s Seroquel Page



Discussion board

If you have any questions not answered here, please see the Crazymeds Seroquel discussion board.

References

  1. Stahl, Stephen M. Stahl’s Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications (Essential Psychopharmacology Series) Third edition Cambridge University Press 2008. ISBN:978–0521673761
  2. Julien, Robert M. Ph.D, Claire D. Advokat, and Joseph Comaty Primer of Drug Action: A comprehensive guide to the actions, uses, and side effects of psychoactive drugs 12th edition Worth Publishers 2011. ISBN:978–1429233439
  3. Stahl, Stephen M. The Prescriber’s Guide (Essential Psychopharmacology Series) Third edition Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN:978–0521743990
  4. Virani, Adil S., K. Bezchlibnyk-Butler, and J. Jeffries Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs 18th edition Hogrefe & Huber Publishers 2009. ISBN:978–0889373693
  5. Mosby’s Drug Consult 2007 (Generic Prescription Physician’s Reference Book Series) © 2007 An imprint of Elsevier.
  6. Evidence-based Psychopharmacology Dan Stein, Bernard Lerer, Stephen Stahl © 2005 Published by Cambridge University Press.
  7. Stein, Dan, Bernard Lerer, Stephen Stahl Evidence-based Psychopharmacology Cambridge University Press 2005. ISBN:978–0521531887
  8. H1-Histamine Receptor Affinity Predicts Short-Term Weight Gain for Typical and Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs
  9. New developments in the management of major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder: role of quetiapine

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Last modified on Wed, 04 May, 2016 at 17:54:17 by JerodPoorePage Author Date created Tuesday, 25 January 2011 at 17:03:23
“Seroquel (quetiapine): Availability, Comments, Links, More” by Jerod Poore is copyright © 2011 Jerod Poore Published online 2011/01/26

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