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Sleep and Seroquel
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Anon_24814 posted:
Dr. G,

I take 600 mg of Seroquel per day.

I feel that I need to sleep more than I did before taking the medication.

Please could you inform me as to whether it would help to take the medication earlier in the day, (I currently take it about an hour before going to bed.)

Also, could you indicate how long I should expect it to take to wean off the medication?

Many thanks,

Carl_1970.
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mommaange1 responded:
Just my two cents...my psych has me take it 4 hours before bed
 
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momuv4girls responded:
My daughter takes 300mgs in the morning and 300mgs at bedtime.

She had extreme tiredness at the beginning, but as her body adjusted, the sleepiness wore off (about 3-4 weeks).

I would try to go to bed earlier and get a few extra hours of sleep in until your body adjusts.

Good luck!
-Kathleen
 
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Carl_1970 replied to mommaange1's response:
mommaange1,

Thank you for your two cents worth...

Carl_1970
 
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Carl_1970 replied to momuv4girls's response:
momuv4girls,

Thank you very much for this information.

Carl_1970


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