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 Possible UTI and real bad pain in my side.?
Ok, so I posted a question this morning about a possible UTI. I'm almost certain that I have one. This morning I developed a sore lower back/right side and it's gotten severely worse. I ...

 How can I stop my heavy breathing?
I don't know how it started but it's just started somehow... I don't usually breath like this. It's like I breathe really loud where someone can hear me. It's not ...

 The reservoir in the kidney that collects the urine is the?

 what causes sulpher smelling burps?
My Husband has rotten egg smelling gas, burps and bowel movements, is it the food and drink, or could he be really sick, he is very stubborn at age 68, he smokes, drinks, and eats what he wants, and ...

 Why am I having so many recurring nightmares and night terrors?
Almost every night...I wake up in the middle of the night and i am surrounded by the members in my house and they tell me that I was screaming and flipping out over something...and I don't ...

 I got a pill stuck in my throat!!can someone help?
I take anti biotics and i took one an hour ago without any water because i thought it would still go down but anyways it would go down so i got a bunch of water to drink and it still wouldnt go down. ...

 what are the symptoms and causes of insomnia?
i've for some reason been awake for the past three days and i wanted To learn more about insomnia....

 How many hours do you need to be awake to start hallucinating?

 How long does frozen shoulder & rheumatied arthritis take to heel?
I have been suffering from frozen shoulder since the last 3 years & rheumatoid arthritis from 1 year back. How long will it take for me to get cured?...

 Any good Celiac Disease information websites?
Doing a school project, need some information
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Nevermind found a good one Celiacaide.com / Celiac.com

Thanks ...

 Can scoliosis curves be cured by...?
I have scoliosis;2 curves I might be ading too much but I think they are about 30 and 22-28 degrees. They have not progressed in two years. Is there any way I could reduce the magnitude by stretching ...

 How long could an average person go without sleep before dying?
I don't mean the VOLUNTARY record, which ranges from 11 days to several decades depending on who you trust.

I mean, if an average person is FORCED to go completely without sleep, how ...

 Long term symptoms undiagnosed?
I've been unhealthy with a number of problems for the last 10 years. I've been to the doctor when one specific problem gets a lot worse and usually end up feeling like a hypochondriac and ...

 Does anyone know if there is a link between trypophobia and OCD?
I have trypophobia and have recently been diagnosed with OCD. My OCD means that I cannot sit still for 5 minutes at a time, I constantly have to be cleaning up. If my husband gets off the sofa I have ...

 What if staphylococcus aureus got on my skin and backpack?
i was in my microbiology lab and all of a sudden i spilled some staphylococcus aureus on my skin and backpack but i used a paper towel to wiped it off do you guys think anything is going to happen to ...

 Can a hormone inbalance cause insomnia and anxiety and tension?

 Is it true cold water is bad for your digestive system?
My friend told me cold water is bad for your digestive system but i drink nothing but. Is this true?...

 Is autism developed from shots?
My friends mom told me that doctors think autism may be developed from vaccines giving to the baby. Is this true?...

 Had scan, xrays and cystoscope, nothing found. Why still bouts of pain& bad low backache&blood in urine.?

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They have been checking me for kidney stones which I have had before. But this has been going on since february....

 i got a sore leg any idea whats causing it? ive had it on an off for months and it is a wee bit swollen on the

Susan K
Is it common for a 6 year old to be on Seroquel?
He is currently taking 25mg in the morning and 25mg in the evening. He was diagnosed with autism. This medicine seems extreme to me. As 1/2 hour after dosing him he's comatose for 3-4 hours

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that's a pretty strong sedative for a little boy. Seroquel is an anti-psychotic drug. It is for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder not for AUTISM! Get a second opinion

Kathy M
I have recently heard that seroquel may cause diabetes.

why did that put your child on this medication to start with???
I'm attaching some links for you to check out hope you get the info your looking for.. GOOD LUCK

autism dad
I thoought seroquel was used primarily for bipolor disorder. Our son is on risperdal and seems to respond well to it. Both are also used to treat psychotic features. Perhaps more dialogue is needed with your PCP/Psychiatrist.

NO!!!!!!!!!!! i started taking seroquel at age 16 and the doctors were hesisant even at that age for me to take it. I ended up getting a severe reaction about a year later due to build up of seroquel that caused severe tremors in my body. they continued for a few ,months afterward even when i was taken off of the seroquel. GET A SECOND OPINION AND A THIRD OPININION FROM A DOCTOR!!!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!! SEROQUEL CAN BE DANGEROUSE! please for your child get him off of that drug!!!!!!!!

NO. The FDA has not approved Seroquel for use in children. In fact, the FDA does not support the use of Seroquel in patients under 18 years.

Seroquel is approved by the FDA for use in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It is commonly used off-label for mood disorder (especially outbursts). It is also common that low doses of Seroquel are used as a sedative to help patients sleep. Your son is on the lowest dose of Seroquel so that is why he is so sleepy. In adults, a higher dose of Seroquel makes it more effective as a mood stabilizer and it is also less sedative. (My two cents worth: I wouldn't keep him on this drug unless there is a very good reason and he's failed other therapies. And I wouldn't feel comfortable pushing his dose up to decrease sedation because it's not approved for use in kids.)

Did you and your son's doctor talk about emotional/unmanageable outburts from your son? Did you want him to sleep more? Since I don't know what's going on with your boy, it's hard to say exactly where your doctor is going with this.

For more info, read the drug monograph that came with the prescription when you picked it up from the pharmacy. Talk to the pharmacist and his doctor.

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