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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 76,310 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 79,169 Seroquel users)

High blood potassium level

On Apr, 7, 2015: 76,299 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 179 people (0.23%) have High Blood Potassium Level.

Trend of High blood potassium level in Seroquel reports

Time on Seroquel when people have High blood potassium level * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood potassium level20.42%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 level68.16%31.84%

Age of people who have High blood potassium level when taking Seroquel * :

High blood potassium level0.24%0.00%0.73%5.08%15.50%50.12%13.08%15.25%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (179 people, 100.00%)
  2. Depression (171 people, 95.53%)
  3. Anxiety (92 people, 51.40%)
  4. Bipolar i disorder (92 people, 51.40%)
  5. Sleep disorder (88 people, 49.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (179 people, 100.00%)
  2. Risperdal (179 people, 100.00%)
  3. Haldol (151 people, 84.36%)
  4. Lisinopril (150 people, 83.80%)
  5. Zocor (143 people, 79.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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