Seroquel XR Drug Information
Seroquel XR® (quetiapine XR) is an "atypical antipsychotic" medication that is usually taken once a day. It is approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. When used in combination with an antidepressant, this long-acting product is also approved for depression treatment. Side effects may include:
- Dry mouth
However, most people tolerate it well. Prior to beginning treatment with Seroquel XR, review the drug's safety information with your healthcare provider. Drug interactions are possible, so your healthcare provider needs a complete list of all other medicines you are taking. In addition, you may need to avoid alcohol while taking this product.
(For more in-depth information, including how this drug works and factors that will affect your dose, click Seroquel XR.)