The most commonly observed adverse reactions associated with the use of SEROQUEL versus placebo in clinical trials for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder were dry mouth (9%-44% vs 3%-13%), sedation (30% vs 8%), somnolence (18%-34% vs 7%-9%), dizziness (9%-18% vs 5%-7%), constipation (8%-10% vs 3%- 5%), asthenia (5%-10% vs 3%-4%), abdominal pain (4%-7% vs 1%-3%), postural hypotension (4%-7% vs 1%-2%), pharyngitis (4%-6% vs 3%), weight gain (5%-6% vs 1%-3%), lethargy (5% vs 2%), nasal congestion (5% vs 3%), SGPT increased (5% vs 1%), and dyspepsia (5%-7% vs 1%-4%).
In long-term clinical trials of quetiapine, hyperglycemia (fasting glucose greater than or equal to 126 mg/dL) was observed in 10.7% of patients receiving quetiapine (mean exposure 213 days) vs 4.6% in patients receiving placebo (mean exposure 152 days).
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