Review: could Seroquel cause Panic Attack?


Panic attack 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 Xanax, and have Depression . We study 70,131 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 951 have Panic attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic attack and more.

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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 81,424 users)

Panic Attack

Panic attack has been reported by people with drug withdrawal syndrome, drug ineffective, insomnia, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,844 Panic attack patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

70,131 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel.
Among them, 951 people (1.36%) have Panic Attack

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Seroquel cause Panic attack?

Time on Seroquel when people have Panic Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 11.24 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 24.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 34.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.99 %
  • 10+ years: 2.81 %

Gender of people who have Panic Attack when taking Seroquel *:

  • female: 70.03 %
  • male: 29.97 %

Age of people who have Panic Attack when taking Seroquel *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.52 %
  • 10-19: 2.75 %
  • 20-29: 9.41 %
  • 30-39: 18.17 %
  • 40-49: 27.06 %
  • 50-59: 26.27 %
  • 60+: 15.69 %

Severity if Panic Attack when taking Seroquel **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 58.33 %
  • severe: 25.0 %
  • most severe: 16.67 %

How people recovered from Panic Attack **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (241 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (238 people)
  • Anxiety (209 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (149 people)
  • Pain (82 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (186 people)
  • Klonopin (144 people)
  • Neurontin (132 people)
  • Zoloft (126 people)
  • Lexapro (117 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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