Hi all - I'm a newbie on this site. I have read some of the posts on seroquel which helped me feel a little better about my doc putting me on that for sleep and to ease muscle tension. I have been on seroquel for about 10 days (went from 25 mg to 100 mg). Am also taking a bunch of other meds for my CFIDS/Fibro including effexor for my mood swings. I must say, the seroquel is really helping with my sleep and seems to be waking up my emotions (in a good way) but perhaps is a bit too much. sounds like i can lower the dose a bit without any harm done. nurse practitioner told me that today as well. but i am worried about what i read about weight gain. i have already become about 15 lbs over my usual weight since i've been on effexor (but that may also be due to less exercise frequency since i've had fibro/cfids). I certainly don't want to gain more. i used to be a competitive cyclist/triathlete so my doc says i was too thin and he's not worried about the weight gain. but i don't think i will be happy with any more weight gain. does everyone usually gain weight on seroquel? do they regardless of exercise/eating habits? is it normal to see improved mood and libido from this drug too? I am very dizzy today but have the flu as well so not sure if that is from the seroquel of flu. any thoughts? my husband will be thrilled if seroquel helps with my libido. it seems to be after only 10 days. feel like my old self again. has anyone else noticed those side effects? maybe being fat and happy will be worth it. but how fat can i expect to get on 50-100 mg of the stuff, especially with the effexor too? please advise!