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what are the better known side effects of seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 55 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.

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A 20-year-old member asked:

What is seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Alvin Mathew
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Antipsychotic pill: It's an antipsychotic pill use to treat bipolar disease or schizophrenia. It works by blocking dopamine, serotonin (5-ht2) receptors.
A 20-year-old member asked:

What side affects does seroquel (quetiapine) have?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Common side effects: Dizziness, dry mouth, headaches, somnoloence, abdominal pain, constipation, dyspepsia, vomitting, increase appetite/wt gain, agitation, tremors, back pain, hypotension, rapid heart rate, fever, sorethroat, runnynose, rash, visual disturbances, joint aches, high cholesterol/triglycerides/sugar, liver function abnormality...And more... Hope that did not scare you... Good luck..
A 48-year-old member asked:

Seroquel (quetiapine) question: side effect?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
All medications: Have a potential to cause side effects. But i really need to know what you are experiencing to say whether it could be related to the seroquel (quetiapine).
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What are the usual side effects of seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Nausea and drowsines: Nausea, drowsiness, tiredness, dizziness, constipation, weight gain.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What are the effects of seroquel (quetiapine)?

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Dr. Peter Forster
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Mood and psychosis: Seroquel (quetiapine) is approved for the treatment of bipolar (it is one of the few agents approved to treat depression in bipolar), treatment resistant depression and schizophrenia. At different doses it seems to work well for different conditions. The anti-manic and anti-psychotic effects were expected based on its effects on blocking dopamine. The antidepressant effects may be due to an active metabolite.

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