Psycho-Babble Medication Thread 1066653

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Seroquel for severe insomnia?

Posted by vbs on June 8, 2014, at 19:36:23

Hi, I think I'm going to be taken off Invega Sustenna injections because Patient Assistance has run out. I'm thinking about asking my dr for Seroquel because it's useful as a sleep aid. What would be the optimum dosage for chronic insomnia and schizophrenia?

Psych meds:

Cymbalta 60 mg
BuSpar 15mg 2 X daily
Trazodone 50 mg
Latuda 40 mg

Thanks babblers.

 

Lou's response- and warning-itzpsoez vbs

Posted by Lou Pilder on June 8, 2014, at 20:15:29

In reply to Seroquel for severe insomnia?, posted by vbs on June 8, 2014, at 19:36:23

> Hi, I think I'm going to be taken off Invega Sustenna injections because Patient Assistance has run out. I'm thinking about asking my dr for Seroquel because it's useful as a sleep aid. What would be the optimum dosage for chronic insomnia and schizophrenia?
>
> Psych meds:
>
> Cymbalta 60 mg
> BuSpar 15mg 2 X daily
> Trazodone 50 mg
> Latuda 40 mg
>
> Thanks babblers.

Friends,
vbs wrote,[...Psych meds...} Assuming that the convention is that when one lists drugs, that those are the drugs the person is taking, there is great danger here to readers if they think that the drugs in combination are safe to take.
Be not deceived. The drugs together can cause serotonin syndrome which could lead to death. And they can induce heart irregularities that could also lead to death. I am prevented here from posting where these drugs come from and for their use historically due to the prohibitions posted to me here by Mr. Hsiung. If those prohibitions were not posted to me here, I could post educational material that could give you information that could help you make your own determination as to take these drugs or not.
But be not deceived. Just because I am prevented from posting from my perspective here, that does not mean that what you are allowed here to know is true. Without my input, readers are uninformed of it. And readers could be persuaded to believe from one way of thinking. It is so easy to persuade the uninformed. It's so easy.
Lou

 

Re: you didn't answer the question Lou (nm) Lou Pilder

Posted by herpills on June 8, 2014, at 20:34:11

In reply to Lou's response- and warning-itzpsoez vbs, posted by Lou Pilder on June 8, 2014, at 20:15:29

 

Lou's reply- udydent herpills

Posted by Lou Pilder on June 8, 2014, at 20:48:49

In reply to Re: you didn't answer the question Lou (nm) Lou Pilder, posted by herpills on June 8, 2014, at 20:34:11

herpills,
You wrote,[...you didn't...].
I posted a response to what the poster wrote as a warning to readers that the drugs taken together could cause death. My response was not a reply to the poster and it was addressed to {friends}.
For those that want to post an answer to the question, they are free to do so, even yourself. But don't forget who's reading the advice that you give and whose death there could possibly be, so herpills, save the last post for me.
Lou

 

Re: Lou's reply- udydent Lou Pilder

Posted by Phillipa on June 8, 2014, at 22:31:51

In reply to Lou's reply- udydent herpills, posted by Lou Pilder on June 8, 2014, at 20:48:49

Sorry Lou but I know the poster and know what an intelligent informed person he is. So vbs have you consulted with you Dad or another as of yet? I do understand the assistance program. Was this working for you? If so any way to get it extended? Phillipa

 

Re: Lou's reply- udydent Phillipa

Posted by vbs on June 8, 2014, at 23:17:56

In reply to Re: Lou's reply- udydent Lou Pilder, posted by Phillipa on June 8, 2014, at 22:31:51

No way to get it extended that I am aware of. I see my psych nurse today, Mon, and I don't know what I am going to do during the appt if no injection. Will they put me on Invega tablets instead? I will keep you informed.

 

Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia?

Posted by vbs on June 8, 2014, at 23:41:26

In reply to Seroquel for severe insomnia?, posted by vbs on June 8, 2014, at 19:36:23

And my father would rather not be involved in my mental health care as he's an asthma & allergy doc. He does prescribe my antihypertensive, allergy and asthma meds though.

I need serious help getting to sleep. When I do sleep it's only for a few hours. Right now I'm going on three days without sleep. Really sucks. I don't see the Dr until next Tues. I miss sleep! Trazodone and diphenhydramine don't offer much in the way of help.

 

Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia?

Posted by poser938 on June 9, 2014, at 0:20:27

In reply to Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia?, posted by vbs on June 8, 2014, at 23:41:26

Another option that might help your insomnia is Clonidine, if Seroquel doesnt help, or doesnt help enough.

my doc prescribed it to help me sleep. and its pretty cheap at Walmart.

 

Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia? vbs

Posted by Phillipa on June 9, 2014, at 18:20:39

In reply to Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia?, posted by vbs on June 8, 2014, at 23:41:26

How did the appointment go today? Phillipa

 

Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia? Phillipa

Posted by vbs on June 9, 2014, at 18:31:01

In reply to Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia? vbs, posted by Phillipa on June 9, 2014, at 18:20:39

Phillipa, I sent you a babble mail.

 

Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia? vbs

Posted by Phillipa on June 9, 2014, at 20:38:32

In reply to Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia? Phillipa, posted by vbs on June 9, 2014, at 18:31:01

VBS got it thanks!!!!

 

Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia? vbs

Posted by phidippus on June 9, 2014, at 22:11:51

In reply to Seroquel for severe insomnia?, posted by vbs on June 8, 2014, at 19:36:23

A 400 mg dose would work well as a sleep aid and as an antipsychotic.

Eric

 

Re: I slept last night

Posted by vbs on June 10, 2014, at 15:19:23

In reply to Re: Seroquel for severe insomnia? vbs, posted by phidippus on June 9, 2014, at 22:11:51

I slept like 7-8 hours last night. I feel so much better. I just took diphenhydramine and melatonin last night. No Trazodone.

Thanks all for your responses.

:-)

~vbs


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