Review: could Seroquel cause Stein-leventhal syndrome (Polycystic ovary disease)?
Summary: Stein-leventhal syndrome is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Hydrochlorothiazide, and have Depression.
We study 76,261 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Stein-leventhal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Stein-leventhal syndrome and more.
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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 79,125 Seroquel users)
Stein-leventhal syndrome (women that is characterized by an elevated level of male hormones leads to failure to egg release) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, migraine, depression, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 3,266 Stein-leventhal syndrome patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 76,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 29 people (0.04%) have Stein-leventhal Syndrome.
Time on Seroquel when people have Stein-leventhal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stein-leventhal syndrome||22.22%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stein-leventhal syndrome when taking Seroquel * :
|Stein-leventhal syndrome||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Stein-leventhal syndrome when taking Seroquel * :
|Stein-leventhal syndrome||4.08%||0.00%||2.04%||30.61%||57.14%||6.12%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Stein-leventhal syndrome when taking Seroquel ** :
How people recovered from Stein-leventhal syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (19 people, 65.52%)
- Sleep disorder (12 people, 41.38%)
- Bipolar disorder (11 people, 37.93%)
- Schizophrenia (10 people, 34.48%)
- Pain (10 people, 34.48%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (21 people, 72.41%)
- Glucophage (20 people, 68.97%)
- Zoloft (20 people, 68.97%)
- Risperdal (14 people, 48.28%)
- Ambien (13 people, 44.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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