Seroquel and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports
Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Psychotic disorder. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with Seroquel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 89,133 people who have side effects when taking Seroquel from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
89,133 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel.
Among them, 260 people (0.29%) have Serotonin syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Seroquel when people have Serotonin syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 67.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.93 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.98 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.65 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Seroquel *:
- female: 64.14 %
- male: 35.86 %
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Seroquel *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.5 %
- 20-29: 10.5 %
- 30-39: 16.0 %
- 40-49: 21.0 %
- 50-59: 23.0 %
- 60+: 27.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 8.08%)
- Psychotic Disorder (21 people, 8.08%)
- Major Depression (14 people, 5.38%)
- Sleep Disorder (11 people, 4.23%)
- Affective Disorder (10 people, 3.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Cymbalta (35 people, 13.46%)
- Paxil (30 people, 11.54%)
- Zoloft (28 people, 10.77%)
- Effexor (22 people, 8.46%)
- Abilify (19 people, 7.31%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (28 people, 10.77%)
- Agitation (25 people, 9.62%)
- Tremor (20 people, 7.69%)
- Stress And Anxiety (20 people, 7.69%)
- High Blood Pressure (20 people, 7.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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