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Seroquel vs Haldol, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 49

This is personalized comparison of Seroquel vs Haldol for a male aged 49. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Seroquel (latest outcomes from 78,993 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Haldol (latest outcomes from 9,635 users) has active ingredients of haloperidol decanoate. It is often used in schizophrenia.

On May, 30, 2014: 4,529 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 Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Weight Increased
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusExtrapyramidal Disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedDiabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
Weight IncreasedBasedow's Disease (autoimmune disease where the thyroid is overactive, producing an excessive amount of thyroid hormones)
Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlLeukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Diabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)Death
Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)Tremor Nec (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)

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 (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Blood Cholesterol Increased
Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)
Blood Triglycerides Increased
Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)
Diabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus)
Weight Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Seroquel2.56%18.46%32.31%32.82%13.85%
Haldol0.000.000.000.000.00

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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.

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