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Common side effects of Seroquel (Quetiapine)

Seroquel is used to cure specific mental and mood conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and sudden depression linked to bipolar disorder. Seroquel’s generic name is quetiapine. This drug is known as an antipsychotic drug. Seroquel works by restoring the balance of some natural substances such as neurotransmitters in the brain.

Quetiapine helps in healing hallucinations and improves concentration. It even helps you to think more positively about yourself, be more active and allows you to feel less nervous. This drug is said to improve your appetite, sleep, mood, and energy level and it helps in healing severe mood swings. This drug also reduces the number of mood swings that occur.

How It Works

Neurotransmitters are chemicals that transmit signals across a synapse from one neuron to another. Seroquel affects various neurotransmitters in the brain. It functions as an antagonist and blocks the receptors for these neurotransmitters, which control the flow of these chemicals through the brain.

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