Review: could Seroquel cause Traumatic brain injury?
This is a review of Traumatic brain injury by studying 65,551 people who take Seroquel. We analyze: the time on Seroquel when people have Traumatic brain injury, gender and age of these people, the severity of Traumatic brain injury, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Seroquel. The review is created by eHealthMe 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 bipolar disorder, insomnia. Commonly reported side effects of Seroquel include diabetes mellitus aggravated, diabetes, insomnia, type 2 diabetes, pancreatitis.
Traumatic brain injury
Traumatic brain injury (brain injury due to trauma) (latest reports from 4,469 patients) has been reported by people with depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 65,551 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 32 people (0.05%) have Traumatic Brain Injury.
Time on Seroquel when people have Traumatic brain injury * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Traumatic brain injury||31.58%||0.00%||5.26%||15.79%||5.26%||42.11%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Traumatic brain injury when taking Seroquel * :
|Traumatic brain injury||16.67%||83.33% |
Age of people who have Traumatic brain injury when taking Seroquel * :
|Traumatic brain injury||0.00%||0.00%||0.98%||0.00%||23.53%||58.82%||9.80%||6.86% |
Severity of Traumatic brain injury when taking Seroquel ** :
How people recovered from Traumatic brain injury ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (32 people, 100.00%)
- Panic attack (32 people, 100.00%)
- Diabetes mellitus (32 people, 100.00%)
- Psychotic disorder (32 people, 100.00%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (32 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (32 people, 100.00%)
- Geodon (32 people, 100.00%)
- Abilify (32 people, 100.00%)
- Glucophage (32 people, 100.00%)
- Synthroid (32 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Paige (2 years ago):
No, I have no way to go off Seroquel, which has caused diabetes, because I get extremely serious sysmtpoms of shizophrenia I never had before, even when going off slowly. I believe that I have traumatic brain injury from Seroquel: As a result, I have to take about 100 mg per day so I don't go into shock.
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