Review: could Seroquel cause Weight loss?
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 76,243 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,842 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.
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Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 79,098 users)
Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Weight loss 16,911 patients)
On Dec, 4, 2014: 76,232 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 1,842 people (2.42%) have Weight Loss.
Time on Seroquel when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||4.92%||7.52%||6.73%||15.53%||37.34%||25.42%||2.53% |
Gender of people who have Weight loss when taking Seroquel * :
|Weight loss||67.81%||32.19% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Seroquel * :
|Weight loss||0.33%||0.52%||3.12%||7.10%||25.42%||38.84%||22.03%||2.64% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Seroquel ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight loss||16.67%||50.00%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (1,842 people, 100.00%)
- Bipolar disorder (1,842 people, 100.00%)
- Anxiety (1,842 people, 100.00%)
- Sleep disorder (1,741 people, 94.52%)
- Schizophrenia (1,735 people, 94.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Risperdal (1,842 people, 100.00%)
- Abilify (1,842 people, 100.00%)
- Zyprexa (1,842 people, 100.00%)
- Geodon (1,842 people, 100.00%)
- Zoloft (1,543 people, 83.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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