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Seroquel vs Haldol for a male patient aged 50

Summary: 4,544 male patients aged 50 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Seroquel vs Haldol for a male aged 50. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Seroquel (latest outcomes from 79,169 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Haldol (latest outcomes from 9,645 users) has active ingredients of haloperidol decanoate. It is often used in schizophrenia.

On Apr, 26, 2015: 4,546 male patients aged 45 who take the same drugs are studied in Seroquel vs Haldol

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male45Bipolar I Disorder

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Seroquel quetiapine fumarateAstrazeneca
Haldol haloperidol decanoateOrtho Mcneil Janssen

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 45 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Seroquel (Astrazeneca)Haldol (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)
Diabetes MellitusWeight Increased
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusExtrapyramidal Disorder
PancreatitisDiabetes Mellitus
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetic Ketoacidosis
Weight IncreasedBasedow's Disease
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlLeukopenia
Diabetic KetoacidosisRhabdomyolysis
HyperglycaemiaAtrial Fibrillation
Diabetic NeuropathyDeath
Neuropathy PeripheralTremor Nec

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Seroquel (Astrazeneca)Haldol (Ortho Mcneil Janssen)
Diabetes Mellitus
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Blood Cholesterol Increased
Obesity
Pancreatitis
Hyperlipidaemia
Blood Triglycerides Increased
Neuropathy Peripheral
Diabetic Neuropathy
Weight Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Seroquel3.43%17.71%36.57%28.00%14.29%
Haldol0.000.000.000.000.00

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Haldol (haloperidol decanoate) is often used to treat schizophrenia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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