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Can Quetiapine Be Taken For Insomnia While Suffering From Tinnitus?

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Posted on Thu, 9 Mar 2017
Question: HOW DOES QUETIAPINE FUMARATE INTERACT WITH TINNITUS AND CAN THIS DRUG BE USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF INSOMNIA? ALSO WHAT ARE THE LONG TERM PROBLEMS WITH USING AMBIEN
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Answered by Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe (11 minutes later)
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Detailed Answer:
Hello, and thanks for your question.

Quetiapine does not interact with tinnitus. It is regularly used at low doses, typically 25-200mg at night, to treat insomnia. It is a very good medicine.

an atypical neuroleptic medication such as aripiprazole or lurasidone.

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Follow up: Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe (20 minutes later)
WHAT ISNEUROLEPTIC MEDICATION?
IS QUEITIAPINE ADDICTIVE LIKE AMBIEN?
ALSO WHAT ARE THE LONG TERM EFFECTS OF AMBIEN
MY LAST QUESTION IS WHY WOULD MY DOCTOR TELL ME TO USE
PHOSPHATIDYL SERINE?
THANK YOU AND I WILL GIVE YOU A GREAT REVIEW AND USE YOU IN THE FUTURE
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Answered by Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
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Detailed Answer:
Neuroleptic medication is a class of medications that includes quetiapine.

Quetiapine is NOT addictive.

Long term effects of Ambien include addiction and memory loss.

Phosphatidylserine may reduce the risk of developing dementia.

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In the future, for continuity of care, I encourage you to contact me directly at my private web address below. After you ask a direct question, it would be my pleasure to be your dedicated personal physician on this website. My name is Dr. Sheppe, and I am an XXXXXXX doctor working in New York City at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, ranked #1 for Psychiatry in the United States (tinyurl.com/psyrank). For a personalized comprehensive evaluation, treatment recommendations, and individual therapy, ask me at HealthCareMagic at this private web address: tinyurl.com/DrSheppeAnswers
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Follow up: Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe (19 minutes later)
is phosphatidlserine used for insomnia? any side effects?
thank you
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Answered by Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe (1 hour later)
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It is not used for insomnia. No known side effects.

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In the future, for continuity of care, I encourage you to contact me directly at my private web address below. After you ask a direct question, it would be my pleasure to be your dedicated personal physician on this website. My name is Dr. Sheppe, and I am an XXXXXXX doctor working in New York City at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, ranked #1 for Psychiatry in the United States (tinyurl.com/psyrank). For a personalized comprehensive evaluation, treatment recommendations, and individual therapy, ask me at HealthCareMagic at this private web address: tinyurl.com/DrSheppeAnswers
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Can Quetiapine Be Taken For Insomnia While Suffering From Tinnitus?

Brief Answer: Consultation Detailed Answer: Hello, and thanks for your question. Quetiapine does not interact with tinnitus. It is regularly used at low doses, typically 25-200mg at night, to treat insomnia. It is a very good medicine. an atypical neuroleptic medication such as aripiprazole or lurasidone. Please remember to rate and close this answer thread when you are finished and satisfied. In the future, for continuity of care, I encourage you to contact me directly at my private web address below. After you ask a direct question, it would be my pleasure to be your dedicated personal physician on this website. My name is Dr. Sheppe, and I am an XXXXXXX doctor working in New York City at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, ranked #1 for Psychiatry in the United States (tinyurl.com/psyrank). For a personalized comprehensive evaluation, treatment recommendations, and individual therapy, ask me at HealthCareMagic at this private web address: tinyurl.com/DrSheppeAnswers