Seroquel and Weight loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight loss is found among people who take Seroquel, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Risperdal, and have Depression . We study 85,732 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA. Among them, 1,936 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss 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 90,907 users)

Weight Loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 27,764 Weight loss patients).

On Feb, 25, 2017

85,732 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel.
Among them, 1,936 people (2.26%) have Weight Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Seroquel cause Weight loss?

Time on Seroquel when people have Weight Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 1.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.84 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.96 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.09 %
  • 10+ years: 2.48 %

Gender of people who have Weight Loss when taking Seroquel *:

  • female: 63.58 %
  • male: 36.42 %

Age of people who have Weight Loss when taking Seroquel *:

  • 0-1: 0.67 %
  • 2-9: 0.61 %
  • 10-19: 2.96 %
  • 20-29: 8.37 %
  • 30-39: 25.6 %
  • 40-49: 37.65 %
  • 50-59: 19.97 %
  • 60+: 4.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (822 people, 42.46%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (683 people, 35.28%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (363 people, 18.75%)
  • Schizophrenia (330 people, 17.05%)
  • Sleep Disorder (325 people, 16.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Risperdal (709 people, 36.62%)
  • Zyprexa (603 people, 31.15%)
  • Abilify (549 people, 28.36%)
  • Geodon (461 people, 23.81%)
  • Zoloft (320 people, 16.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (1,102 people, 56.92%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (885 people, 45.71%)
  • Diabetes (707 people, 36.52%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (443 people, 22.88%)
  • Weight Increased (385 people, 19.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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