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Re: I flushed my Seroquel down the toilet - addicted! FluffMama

Posted by obsidian on November 26, 2010, at 21:38:53

In reply to I flushed my Seroquel down the toilet - addicted!, posted by FluffMama on November 26, 2010, at 5:34:09

> I was prescribed Seroquel and liked the sedating, knock-you-on-your-butt feeling so much that instead of just taking 25 mgs or 50 mgs, I was taking 3 at a time and sleeping the day away. I tried to stop doing this, but I just couldn't. I have gained 15 pounds that came on so fast I was actually shocked when I got on the scale after three weeks - of course my binge eating when I first started taking it didn't help.
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> Yesterday I almost got in a car wreck because I was too dopey from Seroquel and realized I was in trouble. So I flushed them down the toilet. I personally believe Seroquel is addictive.
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> Has anyone else gotten off Seroquel successfully? I simply can't do the gradual thing because having the pills I lose self-control and use too many. I'm afraid of how I'm going to feel but I can tough it out . . . any wisdom on how long the withdrawal takes?

we all really are different. I hate seroquel.
I hate the sedation. I am only thankful for it when I need to knock myself out because of agitation, depression, whatever.
When I have stopped taking it, I've gotten a bit of a backlash effect, anxiety, agitation. I'm not sure how long it took for it to ease. I don't think it was more than a week? In the meantime, I hope you speak to your doc, and that you also find something to do with the uncomfortability- running helped me.
good luck,
sid


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