QUETIAPINE

An antipsychotic prescribed for the control and management of psychosis and schizophrenia. It has the ability to bock D2 dopamine receptors. However, it also has the ability to 5-HT serotonin receptors. Sedation is a side effect with additional, less prevalent effects of thyroid dysfunction and weight gain.

QUETIAPINE: "Seroquel is the U.S. Trade name for quetiapine."
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