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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

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Will crushing seroquel (quetiapine) XR cause it to work as fast as the regular seroquel (quetiapine)?

Will crushing seroquel (quetiapine) XR cause it to work as fast as the regular seroquel (quetiapine)?

No: That would negate the purpose of your expensive time release pill. Please talk with your physician more about your desire for sleepiness, and your need for sleep with a new baby. This can be complicated. Good luck ...Read more

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Do rebound symptoms caused from stopping seroquel (quetiapine) stop, how long does it take to return to pre baseline before you started the med?

Multiple factors: Every person is unique and as such will have their own unique experience to medications. You did not describe the symptoms you are asking about have not been in detail. Every patient will not experience a discontinuation syndrome or "rebound symptoms". Your described experience could be affected by the dose taken, the duration, the formuation (xr would take longer) and other meds being taken. ...Read more

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Will seroquel (quetiapine) cause man breasts?

Will seroquel (quetiapine) cause man breasts?

Reported: Seroquel Seroquel (latest outcomes from 79,001 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. Breast enlargement Breast enlargement (latest reports from 7,766 patients) has been reported by people with enlarged prostate, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. On Jul, 12, 2014: 76,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Seroquel. Among them, 26 people (0.03%) have Breast Enlargement. They amount to 0.34% of all the 7,744 people who have Breast Enlargement on eHealthMe. ...Read more

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Does seroquel (quetiapine) cause memory loss?

Does seroquel (quetiapine) cause memory loss?

Not directly: Seroquel (quetiapine) can be sedating, and this could cause problems registering information to begin with. Then you'd have trouble remembering it later. But seroquel (quetiapine) does not directly alter memory function. ...Read more

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What causes the whole body to itch after quitting seroquel (quetiapine) and trazadone?

Antihistamine: Seroquel (quetiapine) has antihistamine properties. If you discontinue the medication is can cause the itchiness you describe because you are essentially stopping the antihistamine effect as well. ...Read more

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My 4 year old recently started seroquel (quetiapine) and I am worried about it.What specific side effects can this cause or should I look for?When will she adjust?

Second opinion: While it is difficult to provide specific recommendations and despite knowing the details of your child's condition, i might consider obtaining a second opinion. Are you taking your child to a board certified child psychiatrist? I have personally seen over 18, 000 kids, but have never treated a four year old with seroquel (quetiapine). I would be especially concerned about weight gain and diabetes side effects. ...Read more

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Can seroquel (quetiapine) cause gerd?

Can seroquel (quetiapine) cause gerd?

Possibly, not often: GERD is not a common side effect but it has been reported. GERD is not unusual in our over-stressed society with modern day eating habits and this is especially true in people with emotional disorders. So, it could arise w/out Seroquel (quetiapine). Here's a lot of good advice: http://web-gerd.com/SelfHelp.htm Best wishes! ...Read more

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Could seroquel (quetiapine) cause weight loss?

Yes, it can, but: It has been reported infrequently. More common is the scenario where a patient was switched from a medication that caused a lot of weight gain to seroquel (quetiapine) and weight loss occurred because of the absence of the weight inducing agent. If your weight loss is sudden and unexpected, please check with your doctor to rule out other physical causes including hyperthyroidism, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Will taking seroquel (quetiapine) cause depersonalization and derealization?

Will taking seroquel (quetiapine) cause depersonalization and derealization?

SE's: I did not find these listed as possible side effects. However, it is common to use seroquel (quetiapine) for depresonalization &/or derealization. ...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