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Seroquel

Most Commonly Used
Seroquel 25mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: SEROQUEL 25 
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Seroquel 100mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: SEROQUEL 100 
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Seroquel 200mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: SEROQUEL 200 
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Seroquel 300mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: SEROQUEL  |  300
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Seroquel 400mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: SEROQUEL  |  400
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Common Side Effects of Seroquel
Before taking Seroquel, tell your doctor about any health conditions you have or have had in the past. These include:
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • Low or high blood pressure
  • Cataracts
  • Seizures
  • Abnormal thyroid or prolactin levels
  • Heart problems
  • Liver problems
This is not a complete list. Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breast-feeding, or planning to become pregnant while taking Seroquel. Before taking Seroquel, make a complete list of all the medicines you are take, including over-the-counter medicines, herbal remedies, vitamins, and supplements. Your doctor will want to make sure that all the medicines you take can be taken with Seroquel.

A small number of patients have reported increased thoughts of suicide while taking antidepressants such as Seroquel. This is more common in patients younger than age 25. It is important that you are aware of this risk while taking Seroquel. If you notice any extreme changes in your mood, have worsening depression, or have suicidal thoughts or impulses, call your doctor right away.

Seroquel may cause side effects. Some of the more common side effects of Seroquel include:
  • Mild drowsiness, dizziness, or tiredness
  • Dry mouth
  • Stomach upset
  • Constipation
  • Sore throat
  • Weight gain
  • Stuffy nose
Be sure to talk with your doctor about any side effects you notice while taking Seroquel. Let your doctor know if any side effect gets worse or will not go away while taking Seroquel.

Some serious symptoms that may require immediate care while taking Seroquel include:
  • Signs of an allergic reaction: itching or hives; swelling or tingling in the mouth, face, throat, or hands; chest pain or tightness; or difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • High fever, excessive sweating, rigid muscles, confusion, and changes in breathing, heartbeat, or blood pressure--these could be signs of a rare complication called neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS)
  • Signs of high blood sugar levels: feeling very thirsty, tired, hungry, or sick to your stomach; needing to urinate more often; feeling confused; or having breath that smells fruity
  • Extreme changes in behavior, agitation, anxiety, and restlessness
  • Muscle stiffness, twitches, or movements that you can't control
  • Chills, sore throat, cough, or body aches
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Changes in how much or how often you urinate
  • Increased thirst or hunger
  • Fainting or seizures
  • Painful prolonged erection
Report these or any other severe symptoms you notice while taking Seroquel to your doctor, or call 911 if an emergency.

Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated while taking Seroquel. Drink plenty of fluids and don't overexert yourself, especially on hot days.