Side effects of using seroquel (quetiapine)?

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.
Seroquel (quetiapine) Quetiapin. Common Side effects with Quetiapine (Seroquel) include somnolence, dry mouth, constipation, dizziness, ^ appetite, weight gain, nasal congestion, dyspepsia, fatigue and dyarthria. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome & tardive dyskinesia are rare but significant side effects.

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What are typical side effects of seroquel (quetiapine)?

Seroquel (quetiapine) Can have dizziness when standing; sedation; some dry mouth; moderate weight gain; can have changes in blood lipids and glucose tolerance. Read more...

What are the side effects of seroquel (quetiapine) XR use?

Several. Oversedation is the most common side effect. Of more concern is metabolic syndrome including wt gain, inc triglycerides and in some cases diabetes. As with all medications it is always a matter of weighing risk vs benefit. Many more potential side effects. Some people have no side effects. There are also similar medications that are less likely to have these side effects. Read more...

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

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? Read more...

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

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. Read more...
Seroquel (quetiapine) Common Side effects with Quetiapine (Seroquel) include somnolence, dry mouth, constipation, dizziness, ^ appetite, weight gain, nasal congestion, dyspepsia, fatigue and dyarthria. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome & tardive dyskinesia are rare by significant side effects. Read more...
Seroquel (quetiapine) Most common side-effects are sedation, upset stomach, dry mouth, sore throat, blurred vision, weight gain. It is one of the most sedating psychotropic medications, at higher dose. Read more...

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

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. Read more...

What are the most common side effects of taking seroquel (quetiapine)?

Somnolence. Somnolence is so common that it is used by some drs for sleep problems. Weight gain is also a frequent side effect. All other less frequent side effects should be also discussed with your prescribing dr; the comprehensive list is available online. Read more...

Can you please describe the negative side effects of seroquel (quetiapine)?

Seroquel (quetiapine) OD. Seroquel (quetiapine) has a wide range of doses from as little as 25mg to over 1000mg that can be used safely. Some people are very sensitive and may od on doses that others need. It is a very potent sedating and anticholinergic med, & excess use may result in dry mouth, constipation, and irregular heart beats. Some people get very hungry and gain wt. All meds in class get blood sugars and lipids tests. Read more...

What long term side effects may impact upon seroquel (quetiapine) over dose?

Seroquel (quetiapine) overdose. Are you thinking about overdosing? Any suicidal thoughts? Please seek help immediately, if so. The US suicide hotline is 1-800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Besides death, coma, delirium, arrythmias, seizures, renal failure from rhabdomyalisis, there are always the risk of tardive dyskinesia, other movement disorders, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and other side effects. Read more...
Speak with your doc. This is a serious question that needs to be addressed by your doctor. The long term affects of not taking the medication as prescribed is much more serious and can endanger you and others, If you are not taking it for a psychotic illness then it is important to know what the dosage was that you took. Please get help from your doctor. Any suicide attempt is very serious and must be treated, Read more...