Review: could Seroquel cause Completed suicide?
We study 76,187 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 655 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.
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Seroquel (latest outcomes from 79,026 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) (latest reports from 110,952 patients) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, ill-defined disorder, pain, quit smoking.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 76,173 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 655 people (0.86%) have Completed Suicide. They amount to 0.59% of all the 110,288 people who have Completed Suicide on eHealthMe.
Time on Seroquel when people have Completed suicide * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Completed suicide||62.82%||17.95%||10.26%||5.13%||2.56%||1.28%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Completed suicide when taking Seroquel * :
|Completed suicide||54.09%||45.91% |
Age of people who have Completed suicide when taking Seroquel * :
|Completed suicide||1.57%||0.13%||4.46%||13.11%||29.75%||23.33%||17.17%||10.48% |
Severity of Completed suicide when taking Seroquel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Completed suicide||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Completed suicide ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (187 people, 28.55%)
- Bipolar disorder (87 people, 13.28%)
- Anxiety (76 people, 11.60%)
- Bipolar i disorder (67 people, 10.23%)
- Schizophrenia (50 people, 7.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel xr (82 people, 12.52%)
- Neurontin (63 people, 9.62%)
- Lexapro (61 people, 9.31%)
- Klonopin (56 people, 8.55%)
- Diazepam (53 people, 8.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Sceptic (3 years ago):
According to the same study, 355 baby's, all below the age of 2 years old, developed a depression...
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Sceptic (3 years ago):
Excuse me, but according to this study at least 61 baby's commited suicide. Could someone please explain to me how a 1 yeard old child is able to commit suicide?
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