Review: could Seroquel cause Aggression?
Summary: Aggression is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Celexa, and have Bipolar disorder. We study 76,318 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,233 have Aggression. Find out below who they are, when they have Aggression and more.
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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,174 Seroquel users)
Aggression has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety, pain. (latest reports from 28,789 Aggression patients)
On May, 15, 2015: 76,310 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 1,233 people (1.62%) have Aggression.
Time on Seroquel when people have Aggression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Aggression when taking Seroquel * :
Age of people who have Aggression when taking Seroquel * :
Severity of Aggression when taking Seroquel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Aggression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (865 people, 70.15%)
- Depression (744 people, 60.34%)
- Bipolar i disorder (464 people, 37.63%)
- Schizophrenia (420 people, 34.06%)
- Insomnia (387 people, 31.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Celexa (348 people, 28.22%)
- Aspirin (328 people, 26.60%)
- Xanax (291 people, 23.60%)
- Seroquel xr (269 people, 21.82%)
- Risperdal (261 people, 21.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Works sometimes, not others. Unpredictable moods, can be explosive. Can also be very mellow and content. We want to know if any of these may be interacting poorly with the other drugs.
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