Seroquel and High cholesterol - from FDA reports


Summary

High cholesterol 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 85,732 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA. Among them, 3,339 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.

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Seroquel

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 90,896 users)

High Cholesterol

High cholesterol has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 242,899 High cholesterol patients).

On Feb, 16, 2017

85,732 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel.
Among them, 3,339 people (3.89%) have High Cholesterol


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Seroquel cause High cholesterol?

Time on Seroquel when people have High Cholesterol *:

  • < 1 month: 4.8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.94 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.99 %
  • 10+ years: 2.23 %

Gender of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Seroquel *:

  • female: 60.31 %
  • male: 39.69 %

Age of people who have High Cholesterol when taking Seroquel *:

  • 0-1: 1.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 1.8 %
  • 20-29: 6.76 %
  • 30-39: 21.16 %
  • 40-49: 34.92 %
  • 50-59: 25.06 %
  • 60+: 9.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (1,336 people, 40.01%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (1,052 people, 31.51%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (656 people, 19.65%)
  • Sleep Disorder (566 people, 16.95%)
  • Schizophrenia (459 people, 13.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (1,000 people, 29.95%)
  • Risperdal (923 people, 27.64%)
  • Abilify (681 people, 20.40%)
  • Geodon (623 people, 18.66%)
  • Zoloft (489 people, 14.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (1,379 people, 41.30%)
  • Diabetes (1,204 people, 36.06%)
  • Weight Loss (885 people, 26.50%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (878 people, 26.30%)
  • Weight Increased (755 people, 22.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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