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Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders




Since I have been on Seroquel (600mg/day) I have started to experience a closing up of my throat. It seems to only happen when I`m waking up from sleep. It sounds very much like a laryngospasm, a condition described in another question and answer dated 9/11/2001. What I`d like to know is why does this closing of the vocal chords occur when patients are waking up from anaesthesia? Also is it common for the closing up of the vocal chords to happen when waking from a normal sleep or when being in a state of deep relaxation?


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