Anxiety Community
Seroquel for sleep and anxiety??
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to generalized anxiety, anxiety and eating, anxiety and sleeping, mood swings, panic attacks and panic disorders.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Seroquel for sleep and anxiety??

Started taking seroquel 25mg., at bedtime, and they want to taper me off xanax..Terrifies me!!  I'm it all together seroquel makes me sleep like a bear, and I do seem calmer the next day..Way different calm than xanax.  Also on 3 blood pressure meds., and paxil 40mg.  Help!!
Related Discussions
Avatar_f_tn
I would discuss this with my doctor about how terrified you are on coming off the xanax....if you feel the seroquel is doing the job and making you feel really calm maybe the dr wants to get you off the xanax so you wont get so addicted to it.....just remember he or she should taper you off very slowly if you have been on it for a while as to not have withdrawals that can come with tapering off....I am sure your doctor is aware of this.....

If things get to bad while tapering off I would call the dr and let them know what you are feeling and going thru and maybe he can come up with a different plan for you....just let your dr know the anxiety you are already feeling from him wanting to taper you.....I hope you will gete along just fine and the taper goes really well.....keep us informed and prayers are sent up for you...

God Bless.....Sissypants
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
scared_dad commented on Why You Might Have A ...
1 hr ago
973741_tn?1342346373
Blank
specialmom commented on AnnieBrooke's status
12 hrs ago
242912_tn?1402547092
Blank
Jade59 commented on atthebeach's status
12 hrs ago
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Anxiety Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank