Administrator's note: Please read further down in this topic for details about tapering Seroquel, particularly
I'm taking an off label dose of Seoquel for PTSD related sleep problems. I've made progress w/trauma therapy and now want to come off of it. I went from 100mgs to 50 with relative ease over a 7 month period. Two weeks ago I went from 50mg to 37.25 and started experiencing broken sleep and nightmares. The sleep problems seem to be causing anxiety/adrenaline issues du
For FDA information about regular Seroquel (immediate-release formulation), see http://www.drugs.com/pro/quetiapine-fumarate-tablets.html
The immediate-release form is often taken twice a day.
For FDA information about Seroquel XR (extended-release formulation), see http://www.drugs.com/pro/seroquel-xr.html
Reduce by 10% per month to start
To minimize the risk of withdrawal symptoms, we recommend a conservative taper of 10% from the previous dosage every few week