Who Should Not Take Seroquel?
Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with drugs like Seroquel are at an increased risk of death. Seroquel is not approved for the treatment of patients with dementia-related psychosis.
What are the Common Side Effects of Seroquel?
The most common side effects you may experience from taking Seroquel include:
- dry mouth
- abdominal pain
- sudden drop in blood pressure when standing
- sore throat
- abnormal liver tests
- upset stomach
- weight gain
What are the Severe Side Effects of Seroquel?
A potentially fatal symptom complex has been associated with Seroquel known as NMS, or neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Symptoms of NMS include muscle rigidity and fever.
Other serious side effects include:
- uncontrollable movments
- elevated blood sugar
Do I Need a Lawyer if I Have Been Taking Seroquel?
If you believe you have been injured by Seroquel side effects you should speak with a good products liability attorney who is experienced in working with victims of unsafe drugs. Your legal rights depend upon your contacting an attorney within a timely manner after the discovery that you are suffering from Seroquel side effects. You may be able to bring suit with the aid of an attorney, or sue with a group of other victims as part of a class action lawsuit.