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Im taking seroquel for Anxiety and sleep at night for nearly

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Im taking seroquel for Anxiety and sleep at night for nearly 6 yrs.
My dosage has ranged from 400mgs to 150mgs, that my currently taking now.
I have noticed loss of muscle and an increase of body fat. I workout daily.
Does Seroquel lower Testosterone levels?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 year ago.


No Seroquel has not been shown to adversely affect testosterone levels..

Endocrine effects have included hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism and diabetes...

It is known to often increase appetite.. so weight gain may be associated with this.. weight gain is common with Seroquel and this may tie in with what you have noticed as for the increase in body fat vs muscle ...

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Anthony Bray MD