Review: taking Seroquel and Xanax together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Seroquel and Xanax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Seroquel and Xanax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,021 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Seroquel

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 89,710 users)

Xanax

Xanax has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Xanax 82,504 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

7,021 people who take Seroquel, Xanax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Seroquel and Xanax drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Seroquel:
  • < 1 month: 24.0% - (6 of 25 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.0% - (17 of 45 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 47.0% - (8 of 17 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 62.0% - (18 of 29 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 48.0% - (17 of 35 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (8 of 16 people)
  • 10+ years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
Xanax:
  • < 1 month: 40.0% - (9 of 22 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 48.0% - (13 of 27 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (6 of 18 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 52.0% - (18 of 34 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.0% - (16 of 39 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 77.0% - (14 of 18 people)
  • 10+ years: 71.0% - (15 of 21 people)
  • not specified: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Seroquel:
  • female: 48.0% - (64 of 132 people)
  • male: 34.0% - (15 of 44 people)
Xanax:
  • female: 51.0% - (70 of 135 people)
  • male: 45.0% - (22 of 48 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Seroquel:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 58.0% - (17 of 29 people)
  • 30-39: 37.0% - (16 of 43 people)
  • 40-49: 49.0% - (28 of 57 people)
  • 50-59: 41.0% - (12 of 29 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (5 of 15 people)
Xanax:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 55.0% - (16 of 29 people)
  • 30-39: 39.0% - (19 of 48 people)
  • 40-49: 57.0% - (32 of 56 people)
  • 50-59: 62.0% - (18 of 29 people)
  • 60+: 38.0% - (7 of 18 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drug abuse
  • insomnia
  • sopor
  • suicide attempt
  • anxiety
  • somnolence
  • intentional overdose
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • diabetes mellitus
1 - 6 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • insomnia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • somnolence
6 - 12 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • obesity
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • nausea
1 - 2 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • hyperglycaemia
  • insomnia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • weight increased
2 - 5 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • pancreatitis
  • hyperglycaemia
  • obesity
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
5 - 10 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • pancreatitis
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • hyperglycaemia
  • weight increased
  • back pain
10+ years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • panic attack
not specified:
  • insomnia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • weight increased
  • malaise
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • vomiting

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • weight increased
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headache
male:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • malaise
  • pain
  • feeling abnormal

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pancreatitis
  • death
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
  • accident
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • arthritis
2-9:
  • confusional state
  • crying
  • acute stress disorder
  • adverse drug reaction
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • bronchitis
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • feeling abnormal
  • hypoproteinaemia
10-19:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • somnolence
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • mental disorder
20-29:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • suicidal ideation
  • completed suicide
  • depression
  • malaise
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
30-39:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • obesity
  • drug ineffective
  • pancreatitis
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • vomiting
  • convulsion
  • weight increased
50-59:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • malaise
  • pain
  • nausea
60+:
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • malaise
  • fatigue
  • confusional state
  • fall
  • panic attack
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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