A 29-year-old male asked:
my dad used seroquel (quetiapine) for a long time, at stroger doses in the end. he suffered a sudden death, after chest pain. he was depressed because of the condition of his father. can i blame his meds?he was 65
2 doctor answers
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Hard to say...: Sounds more like coronary artery disease & heart attack.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Steven Guyton answered
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Unlikely: More likely is a catastrophe such as a heart attack, aortic dissection or pulmonary embolus. I expect you would need an autopsy establishing his meds as contributing to his death and ruling out other causes.
Answered on May 2, 2016
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