Quetiapine Abuse Fourteen Years Later: Where Are We Now? A Systematic Review

@article{Vento2019QuetiapineAF,
  title={Quetiapine Abuse Fourteen Years Later: Where Are We Now? A Systematic Review},
  author={Alessandro Emiliano Vento and Georgios Demetrios Kotzalidis and Marta Cacciotti and Gabriele Duccio Papanti and Laura Orsolini and Chiara Rapinesi and Valeria Savoja and Giuseppa Calabr{\`o} and Antonio Del Casale and Daria Piacentino and Matteo Caloro and Paolo Girardi and Fabrizio Schifano},
  journal={Substance Use \& Misuse},
  year={2019},
  volume={55},
  pages={304 - 313}
}
Abstract Background: Quetiapine, an atypical antipsychotic endowed with weak dopamine antagonist, potent 5-HT2A-blocking, partial 5-HT1A-agonist, anti-H1 histamine, adrenolytic, and sigma1 receptor agonist activities, since an original 2004 report is increasingly misused. Although some of its pharmacodynamics might explain some motives for voluptuary use, most of its actions are directed at setting-off those motives. Hence, it is possible that its popularity in special populations is due to the… 
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