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Re: Upping Seroquel questions...

Posted by SLS on May 3, 2011, at 22:54:21

In reply to Re: Upping Seroquel questions..., posted by desolationrower on May 3, 2011, at 20:35:07

> that dosage of seroquel probably isn't doing much, other than helping put you to sleep. So i don't think it is directly causing a problem, but the underlying problem isn't really being dealt with on that regimine.
> Also, seroquel and its metabolite function as alpha2 antagonists, like mirtazapine.

I wasn't aware of that.

The active metabolite of Seroquel (quetiapine) is a potent NE reuptake inhibitor. (N-desalkylquetiapine / norquetiapine) It also is a partial agonist of 5-HT1a receptors.

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