Could Seroquel cause Syncope - from FDA reports
Syncope 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 Zyprexa, and have Depression . We study 78,273 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA. Among them, 855 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope and more.
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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 90,834 users)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, primary pulmonary hypertension (latest reports from 69,934 Syncope patients).
On Nov, 19, 2016
78,273 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel.
Among them, 855 people (1.09%) have Syncope
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Seroquel when people have Syncope *:
- < 1 month: 34.62 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.08 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.62 %
- 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
- 10+ years: 1.54 %
Gender of people who have Syncope when taking Seroquel *:
- female: 60.43 %
- male: 39.57 %
Age of people who have Syncope when taking Seroquel *:
- 0-1: 0.59 %
- 2-9: 0.15 %
- 10-19: 4.86 %
- 20-29: 7.51 %
- 30-39: 15.32 %
- 40-49: 22.68 %
- 50-59: 17.67 %
- 60+: 31.22 %
Severity of Syncope **:
- least: 25 %
- moderate: 25 %
- severe: 50 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zyprexa (85 people, 9.94%)
- Aspirin (82 people, 9.59%)
- Effexor (70 people, 8.19%)
- Zoloft (66 people, 7.72%)
- Ativan (64 people, 7.49%)
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Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Pressure (80 people, 9.36%)
- Psychotic Disorder (51 people, 5.96%)
- Pain (44 people, 5.15%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Dizziness (160 people, 18.71%)
- Fall (142 people, 16.61%)
- Hypotension (131 people, 15.32%)
- Nausea (115 people, 13.45%)
- Loss Of Consciousness (105 people, 12.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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