Review: could Seroquel cause Drug screen false positive?
Summary: Drug screen false positive could be caused by Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Lamictal, and have Depression.
We study 76,092 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 102 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.
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Seroquel (latest outcomes from 78,914 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Drug screen false positive
Drug screen false positive (latest reports from 4,198 patients) has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain.
On Apr, 7, 2014: 75,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 102 people (0.13%) have Drug Screen False Positive. They amount to 2.43% of all the 4,190 people who have Drug Screen False Positive on eHealthMe.
Time on Seroquel when people have Drug screen false positive * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug screen false positive||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Seroquel * :
|Drug screen false positive||56.04%||43.96% |
Age of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Seroquel * :
|Drug screen false positive||0.00%||0.00%||15.79%||14.04%||31.58%||19.30%||15.79%||3.51% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (22 people, 21.57%)
- Bipolar disorder (9 people, 8.82%)
- Sleep disorder (9 people, 8.82%)
- Anxiety (6 people, 5.88%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (9 people, 8.82%)
- Seroquel xr (9 people, 8.82%)
- Lisinopril (6 people, 5.88%)
- Adderall 10 (6 people, 5.88%)
- Zoloft (6 people, 5.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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