Medical Uses – Seroquel, also known as Quetiapine, is used to treat psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia.
Dangers – Seroquel has been known for years to increase the risk of unwanted pregnancy in women taking it. More recently, the drug has also been linked to very serious and even fatal effects such as heatstroke, tardive dyskinesia (an untreatable disease), and neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Seroquel may also increase the risk of diabetes and cataracts.
Status – Seroquel is currently available by prescription with strong warnings.
If you have experienced adverse consequences after taking Seroquel, you should see your doctor immediately. You also may want to contact an experienced products liability attorney to discuss your rights and possible compensation for your injuries.