Review: could Seroquel cause High blood potassium level (Hyperkalemia)?
Summary: High blood potassium level is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 76,299 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 179 have High blood potassium level. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood potassium level and more.
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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,156 Seroquel users)
High blood potassium level
On Mar, 7, 2015: 76,286 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 179 people (0.23%) have High Blood Potassium Level.
Time on Seroquel when people have High blood potassium level * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood potassium level||20.42%||7.04%||3.52%||2.11%||22.54%||28.87%||15.49% |
Gender of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Seroquel * :
|High blood potassium level||68.16%||31.84% |
Age of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Seroquel * :
|High blood potassium level||0.24%||0.00%||0.73%||5.08%||15.50%||50.12%||13.08%||15.25% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (179 people, 100.00%)
- Depression (171 people, 95.53%)
- Anxiety (92 people, 51.40%)
- Bipolar i disorder (92 people, 51.40%)
- Sleep disorder (88 people, 49.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (179 people, 100.00%)
- Risperdal (179 people, 100.00%)
- Haldol (151 people, 84.36%)
- Lisinopril (150 people, 83.80%)
- Zocor (143 people, 79.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel for a 54-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Throat Irritation
- A study of drug interactions between Citalopram Hydrobromide, Quetiapine Fumarate for a 39-year old woman with Depression, Borderline Personality Disorder. The patient has Back Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Diazepam, Seroquel for a 52-year old woman with Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Walking
- A study of drug interactions between Wellbutrin, Ativan, Seroquel, Lamictal, Trileptal for a 65-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Vertigo, Vomiting, Nausea, Ataxia, Double Vision
Recent Seroquel related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Seroquel Xr, Remeron for a 65-year old man who has Major Depression
- Comparions of Seroquel Xr, Marijuana for a 39-year old man who has Bipolar Ii Disorder
- Comparions of Pramipexole Dihydrochloride, Quetiapine Fumarate, Temazepam, Diazepam, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman who has Anxiety Depression M.e.
- Comparions of Lyrica, Seroquel, Paxil, Cymbalta for a 30-year old man who has Depression
- Comparions of Hydroxyzine, Gabapentin, Seroquel for a 22-year old woman who has Bipolar Disorder
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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