Review: could Seroquel cause Hypoglycemia?
Summary: Hypoglycemia 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 76,261 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 583 have Hypoglycemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypoglycemia and more.
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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,125 Seroquel users)
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar cause seizures) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus. (latest reports from 20,723 Hypoglycemia patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 76,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 583 people (0.76%) have Hypoglycemia.
Time on Seroquel when people have Hypoglycemia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Seroquel * :
Age of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Seroquel * :
Severity of Hypoglycemia when taking Seroquel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hypoglycemia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (583 people, 100.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (583 people, 100.00%)
- Anxiety (583 people, 100.00%)
- Insomnia (583 people, 100.00%)
- Sleep disorder (583 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Risperdal (583 people, 100.00%)
- Zyprexa (583 people, 100.00%)
- Abilify (525 people, 90.05%)
- Lipitor (497 people, 85.25%)
- Zoloft (463 people, 79.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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