Review: could Seroquel cause Coronary artery disease (Coronary heart disease)?
Summary: Coronary artery disease is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Depression.
We study 76,261 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 312 have Coronary artery disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Coronary artery disease 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)
Coronary artery disease
Coronary artery disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 35,170 Coronary artery disease patients)
On Jan, 13, 2015: 76,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 312 people (0.41%) have Coronary Artery Disease.
Time on Seroquel when people have Coronary artery disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Coronary artery disease||6.99%||11.76%||4.41%||28.68%||25.37%||20.59%||2.21% |
Gender of people who have Coronary artery disease when taking Seroquel * :
|Coronary artery disease||51.05%||48.95% |
Age of people who have Coronary artery disease when taking Seroquel * :
|Coronary artery disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.35%||22.12%||36.79%||25.06%||14.67% |
Severity of Coronary artery disease when taking Seroquel ** :
How people recovered from Coronary artery disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (312 people, 100.00%)
- Anxiety (312 people, 100.00%)
- Sleep disorder (309 people, 99.04%)
- Bipolar disorder (285 people, 91.35%)
- Hypertension (181 people, 58.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lisinopril (312 people, 100.00%)
- Abilify (312 people, 100.00%)
- Aspirin (304 people, 97.44%)
- Prozac (282 people, 90.38%)
- Zoloft (279 people, 89.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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