Usually when subjects brux (teeth clench) of antidepressants, one has to stop antidepressants as the alternative is higher dose clonazepam (1 mg)
Bruxism – How do You Treat Besides Splints
Quetiapine 25-50 mg helps considerably as well.
Zandifar, Atefeh, Mohammad Reza Mohammadi, and Rahim Badrfam.
Low-dose quetiapine in the treatment of SSRI-induced bruxism and mandibular dystonia: case series.
Iranian journal of psychiatry 13.3 (2018): 227.
“The cases were 5 patients who have recently been treated with SSRIs and presented with bruxism. Low- dose quetiapine (between 25 and 50 mg daily) was prescribed for the patients, and after a few days, they reported no bruxism and continued taking the medication. ”
Comment – Often subjects cannot afford to be off one’s antidepressant and quetiapine goes well with antidepressants in helping sleep