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Quetiapine XR Drug Information

A long-acting medication that is taken just once a day, quetiapine XR (Seroquel XR®) is an "atypical antipsychotic" approved for the treatment of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. When combined with an antidepressant, it is also approved for treating depression. Quetiapine XR comes in the form of a tablet that is taken just once a day, generally in the evening. Although most people are able to take it without any problems, some potential side effects may occur, such as dizziness, drowsiness, and a dry mouth.
 
If you have certain other medical conditions, such as diabetes, epilepsy, or low blood pressure, your healthcare provider needs to know this information when prescribing this drug. It's also important to tell your healthcare provider if you have any allergies or are taking any other medications. Discussing these and other issues with your healthcare provider will help ensure the safety and effectiveness of your treatment plan.
 
(For more in-depth information on this drug, click Quetiapine XR. This article offers a complete overview of how the medication works, what to expect in cases of overdose, generic availability, and more.)
 

Quetiapine XR Drug Information

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