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Taking Seroquel, died. Reason given as gall stones, Seroquel. Is Seroquel a bad drug?

My wife had been taking Seroquel XR 300MG at night for about 10 years and died in Jan. A autopsy was done and I was told the cause was 2 things. 1 was gall stones 2 was Seroquel. Is Seroquel a bad drug if so why has it not been warned and why does the Doctors not required to have their patents have monthly blood tests and physicals done?
Asked On : Tue, 30 Apr 2013
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
Seroquel XR (quetiapine) is an oral antipsychotic drug prescribed for the treatment of schizophrenia and acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder. Frequent adverse side effects of Seroquel XR include headache, agitation, dizziness, drowsiness, weight gain, and stomach upset. More severe side effects of Seroquel XR include orthostatic hypotension, seizures, hypothyroidism, tardive dyskinesia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, high blood cholesterol and triglycerides levels.
There are several drugs which has adverse side effects if taken along with Seroquel.
In your wife's case, the physician is the best judge.
The report that one of the cause is seroquel, may be superficial.
Believe your physician, after all, we are not the creator or eliminator of life.
Answered: Tue, 14 May 2013
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