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Review: could Seroquel cause Panic attack (Panic disorder)?

Summary: 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 Bipolar disorder.

We study 76,261 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,067 have Panic attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Panic attack 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)

Panic attack

Panic Attack has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 24,801 Panic Attack patients)

On Jan, 3, 2015: 76,243 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 1,067 people (1.40%) have Panic Attack.

Trend of Panic attack in Seroquel reports

Time on Seroquel when people have Panic attack * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Panic attack8.93%16.99%12.26%21.72%26.09%11.56%2.45%

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

FemaleMale
Panic attack78.00%22.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Panic attack0.53%0.53%1.96%5.10%17.21%31.22%28.83%14.61%

Severity of Panic attack when taking Seroquel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Panic attack8.33%50.00%25.00%16.67%

How people recovered from Panic attack ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Panic attack0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (1,017 people, 95.31%)
  2. Depression (968 people, 90.72%)
  3. Anxiety (846 people, 79.29%)
  4. Sleep disorder (725 people, 67.95%)
  5. Schizophrenia (333 people, 31.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (542 people, 50.80%)
  2. Klonopin (496 people, 46.49%)
  3. Prozac (457 people, 42.83%)
  4. Abilify (432 people, 40.49%)
  5. Risperdal (429 people, 40.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    tunafilet on Aug, 3, 2014:

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