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Review: could Seroquel cause Pancreatitis?

Summary: Pancreatitis 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, 4,683 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.

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Seroquel

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,125 Seroquel users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 31,816 Pancreatitis patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 76,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 4,683 people (6.14%) have Pancreatitis.

Trend of Pancreatitis in Seroquel reports

Time on Seroquel when people have Pancreatitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pancreatitis3.57%11.03%6.82%17.76%35.38%22.64%2.80%

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Seroquel * :

FemaleMale
Pancreatitis58.13%41.87%

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Seroquel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitis3.33%0.42%2.12%7.50%23.98%39.53%19.35%3.77%

Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Seroquel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pancreatitis0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%

How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pancreatitis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (3,995 people, 85.31%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (2,559 people, 54.64%)
  3. Anxiety (2,268 people, 48.43%)
  4. Sleep disorder (1,760 people, 37.58%)
  5. Schizophrenia (1,611 people, 34.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal (2,858 people, 61.03%)
  2. Zyprexa (2,774 people, 59.24%)
  3. Abilify (1,617 people, 34.53%)
  4. Geodon (1,323 people, 28.25%)
  5. Haldol (1,237 people, 26.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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