Seroquel Side Effects

Have you or a loved one experienced serious Seroquel side effects?  An experienced Seroquel attorney can help.  Contact our Seroquel lawyers today.

Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate tablets) is used to treat schizophrenia.  Seroquel may be used alone or with lithium or divalproex to treat acute manic episodes in adults who have bipolar disorder.  Manufactured by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1997.

Since its release, Seroquel has been linked to serious side effects including Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Tardive Dyskinesia, and diabetes.

If you or a loved one has experienced any serious Seroquel side effects, you may be eligible to recoup expenses through a Seroquel lawsuit.  Contact an experienced Seroquel attorney will evaluate your case and explain your legal options.

Seroquel Health Risks and Side Effects

Seroquel and other antipsychotic medications can cause serious side effects such as:

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS), a life-threatening nervous system problem, which can cause high fever, stiff muscles, sweating, fast or irregular heartbeat, change in blood pressure, and confusion. NMS can also affect your kidneys and is a medical emergency.  Call your healthcare professional right away if you experience these symptoms.
  • Tardive Dyskinesia (TD), a movement problem.  Call your healthcare professional right away if you get muscle movements that cannot be stopped.
  • High blood sugar and diabetes.  Patients with diabetes or who have a higher chance for diabetes should have their blood sugar checked often.

Other serious side effects from Seroquel use may include:

  • low blood pressure (seen as dizziness and possible fainting)
  • increased heartbeat
  • cataracts
  • seizures
  • low thyroid
  • elevated cholesterol or triglycerides
  • liver problems
  • persistent erection
  • increase or decrease in body temperature
  • difficulty swallowing

The most common side effects from Seroquel use include:

  • headache
  • agitation
  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • upset stomach
  • weight gain

Contact Our Seroquel Lawyers

At, a Seroquel attorney can help you file a lawsuit to get the compensation to which you are entitled.  Our Seroquel lawyers have extensive experience with dangerous drug claims.

Our legal team will represent you intelligently and aggressively.  To speak with a courtroom seasoned Seroquel attorney – one familiar with its side effects and capable of helping you obtain fair compensation – contact our Seroquel lawyers today and schedule a free consultation.  We will protect your rights and make sure you are not being taken advantage of.

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