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Review: could Seroquel cause High cholesterol (High Blood Cholesterol)?

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 Risperdal, and have Depression.

We study 76,232 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,105 have High cholesterol. Find out below who they are, when they have High cholesterol and more.

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Seroquel

Seroquel (latest outcomes from 79,084 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Trend of seroquel reports

High cholesterol

High cholesterol (latest reports from 459,462 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia.

Trend of High cholesterol reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 76,223 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 3,105 people (4.07%) have High Cholesterol.

Trend of High cholesterol in Seroquel reports

Time on Seroquel when people have High cholesterol * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High cholesterol6.08%8.71%5.87%16.50%36.43%24.13%2.27%

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

FemaleMale
High cholesterol64.33%35.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High cholesterol0.49%0.04%0.95%7.48%21.29%40.21%24.17%5.37%

Severity of High cholesterol when taking Seroquel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High cholesterol0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

How people recovered from High cholesterol ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High cholesterol14.29%28.57%57.14%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (3,105 people, 100.00%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (3,105 people, 100.00%)
  3. Anxiety (3,105 people, 100.00%)
  4. Sleep disorder (3,105 people, 100.00%)
  5. Schizophrenia (3,105 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal (3,105 people, 100.00%)
  2. Zyprexa (3,105 people, 100.00%)
  3. Abilify (3,105 people, 100.00%)
  4. Geodon (3,105 people, 100.00%)
  5. Depakote (3,082 people, 99.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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