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Seroquel â Side-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

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According to the FDA, side-effects from Seroquel®* are not common, but they can occur. Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:

· dizziness
· lightheadedness
· dry mouth
· constipation
· upset stomach
· stomach pain
· headache
· tiredness
· excessive weight gain
· runny nose
· rash
· ear pain
· flu side-effects
· swollen ankles
· blurred vision

If you experience any of the following side-effects, call your doctor immediately:

· fainting
· seizures
· increased body temperature (fever), muscle stiffness, difficulty thinking clearly, fast or irregular heartbeat
· muscle spasms, fine worm-like tongue movements, tremors, shuffling walk, inability to sit still, jerky movements

*Seroquel® is marketed by AstraZeneca as an anti-psychotic drug. The active ingredient in Seroquel® is quetiapine.


Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.

Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD