Dangers of Seroquel

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Seroquel, also known as Quetiapine, is a prescription medication used for the treatment of acute manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder and the treatment of schizophrenia.

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:

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:

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.

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Last Modified: 09-09-2015 11:47 AM PDT

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