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Review: could Seroquel cause Confusion?

Summary: Confusion could be caused by Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Seroquel xr, and have Depression.

We study 76,092 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 603 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.

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Seroquel

Seroquel (latest outcomes from 78,914 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Confusion

Confusion (latest reports from 191,781 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 75,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 610 people (0.80%) have Confusion. They amount to 0.32% of all the 191,607 people who have Confusion on eHealthMe.

Trend of Confusion in Seroquel reports

Time on Seroquel when people have Confusion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Confusion43.87%20.45%9.29%4.46%13.75%6.69%1.49%

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Seroquel * :

FemaleMale
Confusion56.08%43.92%

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Seroquel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Confusion0.00%1.21%1.90%7.26%5.79%13.40%38.20%32.24%

Severity of Confusion when taking Seroquel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Confusion17.65%35.29%47.06%0.00%

How people recovered from Confusion ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Confusion0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (347 people, 56.89%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (306 people, 50.16%)
  3. Anxiety (283 people, 46.39%)
  4. Sleep disorder (176 people, 28.85%)
  5. Convulsion (120 people, 19.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel xr (173 people, 28.36%)
  2. Lamictal (140 people, 22.95%)
  3. Lexapro (135 people, 22.13%)
  4. Ativan (112 people, 18.36%)
  5. Depakote er (112 people, 18.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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