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Seroquel

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4.7  Effectiveness
7.4  Side Effects
6.4  Holistic Benefits

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Seroquel, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 12.8% 12.8% 43.6% 17.9% 12.8%
Balance/Equilibrium 7.9% 18.4% 50% 21.1% 2.6%
Blood Pressure 2.7% 2.7% 89.2% 5.4% 0%
Breathing 5.3% 5.3% 78.9% 7.9% 2.6%
Confidence 10% 17.5% 37.5% 25% 10%
Coordination/Motor Skills 10.5% 18.4% 50% 21.1% 0%
Digestion 7.9% 5.3% 73.7% 10.5% 2.6%
Emotional Well-being 12.8% 23.1% 30.8% 15.4% 17.9%
Energy 12.5% 15% 45% 22.5% 5%
Eyesight 0% 18.9% 62.2% 13.5% 5.4%
Memory 17.1% 22% 41.5% 12.2% 7.3%
Mental Clarity 16.7% 26.2% 33.3% 16.7% 7.1%
Pain 8.1% 2.7% 70.3% 10.8% 8.1%
Patience 12.8% 15.4% 38.5% 17.9% 15.4%
Sexual Health 7.9% 7.9% 63.2% 13.2% 7.9%
Skin Complexion 2.6% 5.3% 81.6% 7.9% 2.6%
Sleep 12.2% 26.8% 17.1% 14.6% 29.3%
Stress Level 12.8% 10.3% 43.6% 17.9% 15.4%
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Commonly Reported Seroquel Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 91.2% 0% 0% 2.9% 5.9%
Anxiety 55.2% 24.1% 10.3% 6.9% 3.4%
Blurred Vision 52.4% 14.3% 23.8% 9.5% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 76.9% 7.7% 7.7% 0% 7.7%
Change in Sex Drive 64% 4% 8% 16% 8%
Change in Weight 26.9% 19.2% 3.8% 15.4% 34.6%
Cold Symptoms 69.2% 0% 23.1% 7.7% 0%
Confusion 69.2% 7.7% 7.7% 7.7% 7.7%
Constipation 70.8% 8.3% 4.2% 8.3% 8.3%
Coordination / Balance Problems 81.2% 12.5% 6.2% 0% 0%
Dehydration / Thirst 68.8% 6.2% 12.5% 6.2% 6.2%
Depression 38.5% 23.1% 30.8% 7.7% 0%
Diarrhea 82.8% 17.2% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 52.6% 23.7% 13.2% 5.3% 5.3%
Drowsiness 35.9% 7.7% 28.2% 15.4% 12.8%
Dry Mouth 52.8% 5.6% 25% 8.3% 8.3%
Eye / Vision Problems 52% 20% 12% 12% 4%
Fatigue 35% 12.5% 17.5% 17.5% 17.5%
Fever 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
Gas 61.5% 30.8% 7.7% 0% 0%
Headache 59% 12.8% 10.3% 12.8% 5.1%
Increased Urination 75% 12.5% 6.2% 6.2% 0%
Indigestion 84% 8% 4% 4% 0%
Insomnia 76.9% 7.7% 7.7% 0% 7.7%
Irregular Heartbeat 84.6% 7.7% 7.7% 0% 0%
Irritability / Impatience 52.9% 11.8% 11.8% 11.8% 11.8%
Mood Swings 53.8% 7.7% 23.1% 7.7% 7.7%
Movement Problems 80% 8% 4% 8% 0%
Muscle Cramping 38.5% 23.1% 23.1% 7.7% 7.7%
Muscle Spasms 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle Stiffness 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 74.3% 14.3% 2.9% 2.9% 5.7%
Sensitivity to Light 69.2% 15.4% 7.7% 7.7% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 69% 10.3% 3.4% 10.3% 6.9%
Stomach Ache 61.5% 15.4% 15.4% 7.7% 0%
Thinning / Loss of Hair 76% 12% 0% 8% 4%
Tremors 55.6% 33.3% 11.1% 0% 0%
Vomiting 96% 0% 0% 4% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Seroquel Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Breathing Difficulties 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Sex Drive 40% 10% 10% 10% 30%
Change in Weight 28.6% 7.1% 0% 21.4% 42.9%
Chest Pain 92% 8% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 18.2% 0% 45.5% 18.2% 18.2%
Cramping of Head and/or Neck 66.7% 22.2% 0% 0% 11.1%
Decrease in White Blood Cell Count 87.5% 0% 0% 12.5% 0%
Decreased Number of Blood Cells 96% 0% 4% 0% 0%
Dry Eyes 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Facial Paralysis 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Fever 71.4% 0% 14.3% 0% 14.3%
Fidgeting and/or Pacing 37.5% 12.5% 37.5% 0% 12.5%
Increased Depression 76% 12% 12% 0% 0%
Lip Licking 75% 12.5% 12.5% 0% 0%
Liver Damage 96% 0% 0% 4% 0%
Loss of Consciousness 92% 4% 4% 0% 0%
Movement Problems 44.4% 0% 22.2% 11.1% 22.2%
Muscle Spasms 80% 16% 0% 0% 4%
Panting 62.5% 25% 12.5% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 80% 10% 0% 0% 10%
Sexual Dysfunction 50% 12.5% 0% 25% 12.5%
Shuffling of Feet 75% 12.5% 0% 0% 12.5%
Skin Problems 92% 4% 0% 4% 0%
Suicidal Tendencies 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
Thrusting / Rolling of the Tongue 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Thyroid Problems 96% 4% 0% 0% 0%
Tremors 81.2% 6.2% 12.5% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Seroquel
Since taking Seroquel Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 6.6%
Blindness 1.6%
Fall 11.5%
Hallucination 6.6%
Hospitalization 6.6%
Seizure 1.6%
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18 Dec 2013 Psychology Today has been doing a series of articles on Liberal Bias in social Psychology, where Psychology Today speaks of liberal narratives of oppression and persecution, and of self-fulfilling prophecies. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia says under the headings of, Chemical Imbalance, Anti-psychotic, and Psychiatric Medication, that drug meds cause numerous of the symptoms believed to be mental illness symptoms, as well.
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16 Dec 2013 There is nothing I have took that works like seroquel, lots of side effects, but keeps me calm, otherwise I drink, which is no good at all.
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10 Jan 2013 terrible experience with Seroquel. I turned into a zombie not only at night but throughout the day as well. I had increased urination and the sedation was so severe that I couldn't wake up when I had to urinate, which was extremely embarassing
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02 Nov 2012 I was on resperdal. It wasn't working so I was switched to seroquel. Its night and day. Instead of being disorganized, manic, and rushed I feel more relaxed and less BI-Polar! I sleep like a child, and wake without drowsiness. I take 600 mg at bed. Thumbs up from me!
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17 Jun 2011 What started as immediate Mild RLS at 50 mg increased rapidly to severe spams in legs, arms and face at 200mg. Severe irritability and light sensitivity. Increased thirst, hunger, urination. By the end of the fourth week, I felt like there was a huge lump in my throat and my neck was very stiff. I lowered the dosage over the fifth week and stopped taking i one week ago. I'm still having the problems but not as severe. In the 5 weeks I took the medicine, I gained 16 pounds. I went to the doctor yesterday and she switched me to Saphris.
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