Review: could Seroquel cause Syncope?


Summary

Syncope is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Depression . We study 72,226 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,431 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope and more.

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Seroquel

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 74,199 users)

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with itching, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, anaemia (latest reports from 48,787 Syncope patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

72,226 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel.
Among them, 1,431 people (1.98%) have Syncope


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Seroquel cause Syncope?

Time on Seroquel when people have Syncope *:

  • < 1 month: 15.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.44 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.63 %

Gender of people who have Syncope when taking Seroquel *:

  • female: 63.32 %
  • male: 36.68 %

Age of people who have Syncope when taking Seroquel *:

  • 0-1: 0.33 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 3.7 %
  • 20-29: 5.02 %
  • 30-39: 16.54 %
  • 40-49: 29.79 %
  • 50-59: 24.61 %
  • 60+: 19.92 %

Severity if Syncope when taking Seroquel **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Syncope **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (112 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (100 people)
  • Insomnia (63 people)
  • Hypertension (59 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (56 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (78 people)
  • Aspirin (74 people)
  • Ativan (61 people)
  • Risperdal (59 people)
  • Zoloft (58 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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