Jump to content
CrazyBoards.org

seroquel and decreased appetite?


Recommended Posts

so i started taking seroquel about a month or so ago, just 25mg so not a huge dosage, but i've noticed that i'm not nearly as hungry as i used to be. i used to constantly be ready to eat a meal and now if i eat small meals twice a day i feel completely full. i've actually lost around 10 pounds since starting.

i did some research and found that most people find they have an increased appetite with seroquel so i was wondering if anyone else has experienced this. 

honestly i kind of miss being ready to eat whenever, it was nice to eat my feelings away ;;

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

It happened to me too. I was on Zoloft for 18 months and I tapered but no very slowly and then I couldn't  fall asleep, even ambien was useless.

Then I start taking quetiapine IR 50mg to help me fall asleep. It worked very well taken at bedtime, I was falling asleep very easy. I stayed like that, with only 50mg quetiapine and no SSRI for around 100-110 days and lost more than 15 pounds, down to a point that everybody was telling me how thin I look and to watch out no to lose more. TBH I was kind of depressed at the moment.

Then I started again zoloft for a while with only 25mg quetiapine as a sleeping aid and my weight stabilized then after some months I switch to lexapro at night.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...