Review: could Seroquel cause Chest pain?
Summary: Chest pain is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Depression.
We study 76,261 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,779 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.
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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,125 Seroquel users)
Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,788 Chest pain patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 76,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 1,780 people (2.33%) have Chest Pain.
Time on Seroquel when people have Chest pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Chest pain||7.09%||14.51%||7.17%||16.93%||34.45%||18.52%||1.33% |
Gender of people who have Chest pain when taking Seroquel * :
|Chest pain||57.67%||42.33% |
Age of people who have Chest pain when taking Seroquel * :
|Chest pain||0.58%||0.24%||1.62%||7.83%||17.38%||37.88%||23.97%||10.48% |
Severity of Chest pain when taking Seroquel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Chest pain||14.29%||57.14%||21.43%||7.14% |
How people recovered from Chest pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Chest pain||12.50%||0.00%||87.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (1,780 people, 100.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (1,511 people, 84.89%)
- Anxiety (1,453 people, 81.63%)
- Sleep disorder (1,071 people, 60.17%)
- Schizophrenia (804 people, 45.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (1,336 people, 75.06%)
- Risperdal (1,324 people, 74.38%)
- Aspirin (977 people, 54.89%)
- Depakote (935 people, 52.53%)
- Abilify (840 people, 47.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am being treated for mental illness and anxiety. I have moments when i am just drenched in sweat. I have no energy.
From this study (13 months ago):
pain n the chest came first time and lasted a few minutes and second pain in chest 2 or 3 hours later and lasted few minutes.
pain in the arm starting from the hand and going up, during the second chest pain.
was very nauseous few days prior to pain and felt dizziness, this happened at night when I went to sleep.
From this study (1 year ago):
Having progressively worsening chest pain from last night until this afternoon and still getting worse.
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