Trends in quetiapine use and non-fatal quetiapine-related ambulance attendances.

@article{Heilbronn2013TrendsIQ,
  title={Trends in quetiapine use and non-fatal quetiapine-related ambulance attendances.},
  author={Cherie E Heilbronn and Belinda K Lloyd and Paul R McElwee and Alan Eade and Dan I. Lubman},
  journal={Drug and alcohol review},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={405-11}
}
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS Concern about the non-medical use of quetiapine and related acute harms is growing. Case series cite quetiapine as a potential drug of misuse, while recent research questions its relative safety in comparison with other atypical antipsychotic preparations. This paper explores population-level patterns of quetiapine-related ambulance attendances over time, identifying associated risk factors and potential subpopulations at-risk of acute harms. DESIGN AND METHODS A… CONTINUE READING