Seroquel XR (generic: quetiapine) is a prescription medication used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in adults. Seroquel XR belongs to a group of drugs called antipsychotics. The exact way it works is unclear, but it is proposed to regulate certain chemicals in the brain.
This medication comes in extended release tablet form and is usually taken once daily with a light meal or without food.
Common side effects of Seroquel XR are sleepiness, dizziness, and dry mouth. This medication may cause drowsiness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Seroquel XR affects you.