Review: could Seroquel cause Syncope?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 65,551 people who take Seroquel. Among them, 761 have Syncope. See who they are, when they have Syncope and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Seroquel (latest outcomes from 78,875 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in insomnia, bipolar disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Seroquel include diabetes mellitus aggravated, diabetes, insomnia, type 2 diabetes, pancreatitis.
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) (latest reports from 311,242 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 65,501 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 719 people (1.10%) have Syncope.
Time on Seroquel when people have Syncope * :
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Gender of people who have Syncope when taking Seroquel * :
Age of people who have Syncope when taking Seroquel * :
Severity of Syncope when taking Seroquel ** :
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How people recovered from Syncope ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (466 people, 64.81%)
- Bipolar disorder (392 people, 54.52%)
- Anxiety (322 people, 44.78%)
- Insomnia (306 people, 42.56%)
- Psychotic disorder (238 people, 33.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (294 people, 40.89%)
- Zyprexa (282 people, 39.22%)
- Risperdal (263 people, 36.58%)
- Paxil (221 people, 30.74%)
- Lexapro (218 people, 30.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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