- Are Xanax and Seroquel the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Seroquel?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Xanax?
- What is Seroquel?
- What is Xanax?
- What Drugs Interact with Seroquel?
- What Drugs Interact with Xanax?
- How Should Seroquel Be Taken?
- How Should Xanax Be Taken?
Are Seroquel and Xanax the Same Thing?
Xanax is prescribed to treat panic attacks and anxiety disorders.
Seroquel and Xanax belong to different drug classes. Seroquel is an antipsychotic medication and Xanax is a benzodiazepine.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Seroquel?
Common side effects of Seroquel include:
- hot flashes,
- sensitivity to heat,
- sleep problems (insomnia),
- changes in appetite or changes in weight,
- changes in menstrual perdiods,
- and temporary hair loss.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Xanax?
Common side effects of Xanax include:
- Sleep problems (insomnia)
- Memory problems
- Poor balance or coordination
- Slurred speech
- Trouble concentrating
- Increased sweating
- Upset stomach
- Blurred vision
- Appetite or weight changes
- Swelling in your hands or feet
- Muscle weakness
- Dry mouth
- Stuffy nose
- Loss of interest in sex
What is Seroquel?
Seroquel (quetiapine) is a psychotropic medication used to treat schizophrenia in adults and children who are at least 13 years old. Seroquel is also used in the treatment of major depression and bipolar disorder.
What is Xanax?
Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine used as an anti-anxiety medication prescribed to treat panic attacks and anxiety disorders. Xanax is available in generic form.
What Drugs Interact With Seroquel?
Seroquel may interact with many different drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.
What Drugs Interact With Xanax?
Xanax may interact with alcohol, other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety), heart or blood pressure medications, antibiotics, antifungal medications, or medications to treat HIV or AIDS.
How Should Seroquel Be Taken?
Dosing preparations are 25, 50, 100, 200, 300, and 400 mg tablets.
How Should Xanax Be Taken?
Treatment for patients with anxiety should be initiated with a dose of 0.25 to 0.5 mg Xanax given three times daily. Treatment of many panic disorders in patients has required the use of Xanax at doses greater than 4 mg daily.
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