Seroquel xr and Photophobia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Photophobia is reported only by a few people who take Seroquel Xr.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Seroquel xr and have Photophobia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,363 people who have side effects while taking Seroquel xr from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Mar, 22, 2023

10,363 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel xr.
Among them, 5 people (0.05%) have Photophobia.

What is Seroquel xr?

Seroquel xr has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. eHealthMe is studying from 11,597 Seroquel xr users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Photophobia?

Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light) is found to be associated with 2,470 drugs and 1,747 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Seroquel xr and Photophobia reports submitted per year:

Could Seroquel xr cause Photophobia?

Gender of people who have Photophobia when taking Seroquel xr *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Photophobia when taking Seroquel xr *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 50 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Seroquel xr *:

  1. Lamotrigine: 2 people, 40.00%
  2. Cymbalta: 2 people, 40.00%
  3. Vitamin B: 1 person, 20.00%
  4. Atenolol: 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Baclofen: 1 person, 20.00%
  6. Celexa: 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Colace: 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Folic Acid: 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Gilenya: 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Lyrica: 1 person, 20.00%

Common side effects people have besides Photophobia *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 4 people, 80.00%
  2. Headache (pain in head): 3 people, 60.00%
  3. Drowsiness: 3 people, 60.00%
  4. Rashes (redness): 3 people, 60.00%
  5. Weakness: 3 people, 60.00%
  6. Gait Disturbance: 3 people, 60.00%
  7. Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves): 2 people, 40.00%
  8. Muscle Twitching: 2 people, 40.00%
  9. Dizziness: 2 people, 40.00%
  10. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 2 people, 40.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 2 people, 40.00%
  2. Sleep Disorder: 1 person, 20.00%
  3. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 1 person, 20.00%
  4. Panic Disorder: 1 person, 20.00%
  5. Pain: 1 person, 20.00%
  6. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1 person, 20.00%
  7. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood): 1 person, 20.00%
  8. Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings): 1 person, 20.00%
  9. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 1 person, 20.00%
  10. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry): 1 person, 20.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Seroquel xr and have Photophobia?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on quetiapine fumarate (the active ingredients of Seroquel xr) and Seroquel xr (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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