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Review: could Seroquel cause Seizure?

Summary: Seizure could be caused by Seroquel, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Bupropion hydrochloride, and have Depression - major.

We study 76,094 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizure and more.

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Seroquel

Seroquel (latest outcomes from 78,914 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Seizure

Seizure (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) (latest reports from 1,852 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, epilepsy, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 76,092 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Seizure. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,849 people who have Seizure on eHealthMe.

Trend of Seizure in Seroquel reports

Time on Seroquel when people have Seizure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Seizure0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Seizure when taking Seroquel * :

FemaleMale
Seizure0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Seizure when taking Seroquel * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Seizure0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Seizure when taking Seroquel ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Seizure0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Seizure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression - major (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Insomnia (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Bupropion hydrochloride (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Ambien (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I have had on going depression for many years, but after two sister's homocides, I started having anxiety attacks, feelings of disconnect, very poor sleep, and then broke out in skin lesions, all over my arms, elbows, face, in my ears, and on my head. I have had several biopsies, and no one report comes back the same. My sleep has deteriorated, even further, since this all started. My sysmptoms started with muscle spasms, pain, headaches, and anxiety...then the sores...that won't go away. I am not causing the sores. They just appear, and take weeks, to months, to heal...I went to the U of M, and a doctor in dermatology wanted to prescribe Doxepin...I didn't understand the connection....and had just recently switched anti-depressants, from Cymbalta to Prozac, so I did not feel comfortable starting another anti-depressant, given my mental state...The anxiety I had was so bad, I could not make myself walk out my front door. I have never had anything like this happen to me...I have seen several different specialist's, and none of them agree on anything in partciular....I need some input here.

    Reply

    Denyean on Apr, 22, 2014:

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE GET A LAWYER,First I am so sorry for your loss. As a nurse this is malpractice and do it for his daughter,PLEASE, If your brother had a psychiatric issue he should have never had this combination of medications, never

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Patient gets a migraine, then appears to be confused, disoriented and thinks they are someone else, doesn't recognize anyone familiar to them; then has a seizure and doesn't remember anything besides the migraine

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