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What are side effects of an overdose of seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Seroquel (quetiapine) OD: Would cause lethargy, low blood pressure with a rapid heart rate, irregular heart beat, low potassium and can cause coma and death. These are effects of seroquel (quetiapine) od. Not sure what you mean by side effects?

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What are some of the side effects from a seroquel (quetiapine) overdose ?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Seroquel (quetiapine) OD: Excess sedation, low blood pressure, heart racing, cardiac arrhythmias, coma & death.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Side effects of using seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Nausea and others: Dizziness, nausea, drowsiness, tiredness, constipation. Weight gain, increased blood sugar levels leading to diabetes, involuntary movements of lips, tongue, mouth, limbs (tardive dyskinesia) , increased amount of prolactin hormone which can cause men to develop breasts and women to produce breast milk. Sudden death in elderly has also been reported.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali commented
Psychiatry 33 years experience
TD is rare
Jul 23, 2012
A 31-year-old member asked:

What are the usual side effects of seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Nausea and drowsines: Nausea, drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness, constipation, weight gain.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What are typical side effects of seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Seroquel (quetiapine): Can have dizziness when standing; sedation; some dry mouth; moderate weight gain; can have changes in blood lipids and glucose tolerance.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Which are the responses/ side effects on seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Possibilities: Many people are able to tolerate well. Most common is sedation especially in doses up to 100 mg, less in higher doses. Most concerning is weight gain and metabolic syndrome (increased triglycerides and blood sugar and possible diabetes). There are other potential side effects, but these are what i most comonly see.

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