Seroquel and High cholesterol - from FDA reports
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 Stress and anxiety. This review analyzes which people have High cholesterol with Seroquel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 89,133 people who have side effects when taking Seroquel from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
89,133 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel.
Among them, 3,377 people (3.79%) have High cholesterol
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Seroquel when people have High cholesterol *:
- < 1 month: 4.88 %
- 1 - 6 months: 7.91 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.03 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.35 %
- 2 - 5 years: 38.29 %
- 5 - 10 years: 22.46 %
- 10+ years: 2.08 %
Gender of people who have High cholesterol when taking Seroquel *:
- female: 60.21 %
- male: 39.79 %
Age of people who have High cholesterol when taking Seroquel *:
- 0-1: 1.06 %
- 2-9: 0.1 %
- 10-19: 1.82 %
- 20-29: 6.85 %
- 30-39: 21.06 %
- 40-49: 34.76 %
- 50-59: 25.07 %
- 60+: 9.29 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (666 people, 19.72%)
- Sleep Disorder (573 people, 16.97%)
- Schizophrenia (465 people, 13.77%)
- Pain (221 people, 6.54%)
- High Blood Pressure (184 people, 5.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zyprexa (1,005 people, 29.76%)
- Risperdal (927 people, 27.45%)
- Abilify (686 people, 20.31%)
- Geodon (624 people, 18.48%)
- Zoloft (494 people, 14.63%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (1,381 people, 40.89%)
- Diabetes (1,206 people, 35.71%)
- Weight Loss (888 people, 26.30%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (879 people, 26.03%)
- Weight Increased (769 people, 22.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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