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Can quetiapine cause hypoglycaemia? I take 150mg nightly and sometimes before my dose I get dizzy, unable to concentrate, sweating and shaking spells

Can quetiapine cause hypoglycaemia? 
I take 150mg nightly and sometimes before my dose I get dizzy, unable to concentrate, sweating and shaking spells

Uncommon: Quetiapine is not known to cause hypoglycemia. It seems as if this is episodic in your case, which would argue it is per se not due to the medication. Please see your prescribing doctor who can go over your history in detail to determine if there are other factors which may be causing your symptoms, as well as any additional testing to determine other causes. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Quetiapine (Definition)

Quetiapine (brand seroquel) is classified as an atypical antipsychotic medication. It is fda approved to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and as an adjunct with antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder. Serious side effects include tardive dyskinesia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and metabolic syndrome with weight gain, risk of ...Read more


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Does seroquel (quetiapine) cause hairloss?

Does seroquel (quetiapine) cause hairloss?

336 cases reported : www.ehealthme.com/ds/seroquel (quetiapine)/hair+loss could seroquel (quetiapine) cause hair loss? We studied 65, 391 seroquel (quetiapine) users from fda and social media. Among them, 336 have hair loss. See who they are, when they have it and more. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can Seroquel (quetiapine) cause akathisia?

Can Seroquel (quetiapine) cause akathisia?

Seroquel (quetiapine): can cause akathisia, although it is rare. It's been reported in the literature especially in patients who are particularly prone to developing what's called "extrapyramidal" or this type of uncomfortable restless side effect. ...Read more

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Can seroquel (quetiapine) cause bursts of anger?

Can seroquel (quetiapine) cause bursts of anger?

Seroquel (quetiapine): According to Drugs.Com, possible side effects may include: psychosis, hallucinations, paranoid reactions, delusions, manic reaction, depersonalization, catatonic reaction, emotional lability, suicide attempt, and euphoria." So, bursts of anger is possible. Please let your prescribing physician/ psychiatrist know asap. ...Read more

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Why does seroquel (quetiapine) cause nightmares? Like why does that happen?

Why does seroquel (quetiapine) cause nightmares? Like why does that happen?

Remember more: Sometimes people on certain medications experience nightmares. It can be that you awaken at different time and remember dreams more. It can also be related to underlying anxiety condition. ...Read more

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How much seroquel (quetiapine) and mitrazapine together would cause a fatal overdose?

How much seroquel (quetiapine) and mitrazapine together would cause a fatal overdose?

POISON CONTROL: Call the nearest poison control center for best answer. But if you're considering taking an overdose you want to bring that up with your dr and/or family & friends. Totally hopeless people make that mistake, but time goes on and conditions change so hopelessness doesn't fit any more. If this is an issue with you talk to a psychotherapist or if unsure what to do go to an emergency room and tell them. ...Read more

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25mg seroquel (quetiapine) causes me to be extremely lethargic and unable to keep mentally alert for over 12 hrs after use. Is this normal?

25mg seroquel (quetiapine) causes me to be extremely lethargic and unable to keep mentally alert for over 12 hrs after use. Is this normal?

Speak to your doc: Drowsiness,is a common, short lived side effect from seroquel, (quetiapine) but are you also taking other drugs? More likely,,this a combined drug reaction. Call your prescriber today to,discuss this effect to determine if the benefits of this drug outweight this effect. ...Read more

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Can seroquel (quetiapine) cause you to feel nothing when ejaculating? This has never happened to me before and i started the medicine recently.

Can seroquel (quetiapine) cause you to feel nothing when ejaculating? This has never happened to me before and i started the medicine recently.

Talk to your doctor: It is possible to have sexual dysfunction associated with many psychiatric medications. These side effects include erectile dysfunction, delayed orgasm and loss of orgasm. Years ago a particular antipsychotic was known for retrograde ejaculation. It was thought it may be a form of birth control. In your case, talk to your doctor about your medication. You have several options. This is reversible. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Seroquel (Definition)

Seroquel is a serotonin-dopamine receptor blocker which is a kind of atypical anti-psychotic drug (drug ...Read more