Review: taking Valium and Lipitor together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Valium and Lipitor together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Valium and Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,616 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 29,527 users)

Lipitor

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 177,664 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

3,616 people who take Valium, Lipitor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Valium and Lipitor drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Valium:
  • < 1 month: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • 10+ years: 47.0% - (8 of 17 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Lipitor:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 75.0% - (12 of 16 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Valium:
  • female: 60.0% - (15 of 25 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (11 of 22 people)
Lipitor:
  • female: 63.0% - (14 of 22 people)
  • male: 61.0% - (13 of 21 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Valium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 63.0% - (7 of 11 people)
  • 50-59: 64.0% - (11 of 17 people)
  • 60+: 47.0% - (8 of 17 people)
Lipitor:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 50-59: 53.0% - (8 of 15 people)
  • 60+: 76.0% - (13 of 17 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anxiety
  • renal failure
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • malaise
  • overdose
  • agitation
  • asthenia
1 - 6 months:
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • dehydration
  • fatigue
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • myalgia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • hypertension
  • liver function test abnormal
  • low density lipoprotein increased
6 - 12 months:
  • constipation
  • myocardial infarction
  • blood pressure increased
  • cardiac arrest
  • chest pain
  • coronary artery disease
  • angina pectoris
  • atrial fibrillation
  • convulsion
  • coronary artery occlusion
1 - 2 years:
  • drug ineffective
  • erectile dysfunction
  • tooth disorder
  • disturbance in attention
  • fine motor delay
  • blood pressure increased
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • feeling abnormal
  • pruritus
2 - 5 years:
  • constipation
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • headache
  • rash
  • arthritis
  • hypersensitivity
  • hypoaesthesia facial
5 - 10 years:
  • loss of consciousness
  • serotonin syndrome
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • pneumonia aspiration
  • renal failure acute
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • loss of libido
  • cognitive disorder
  • injury
  • sexual dysfunction
10+ years:
  • anxiety aggravated
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • gout
  • blood parathyroid hormone decreased
  • hypercalcaemia
  • pyrexia
  • skin ulcer
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • ascites
  • balanitis candida
not specified:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • back pain
  • asthenia
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diarrhoea
  • hypertension
  • malaise
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • fatigue
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • back pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • atrioventricular block complete
  • bradycardia
  • hypotension
2-9:
  • scar
  • acute sinusitis
  • anaemia
  • angiopathy
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • aortic arteriosclerosis
  • arthropathy
  • back pain
  • bone disorder
10-19:
  • intentional overdose
  • suicidal behaviour
  • suicidal ideation
  • vomiting
  • alopecia
  • back pain
  • blepharospasm
  • completed suicide
  • diplopia
  • disturbance in social behaviour
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
  • disturbance in attention
  • hypoaesthesia
  • memory impairment
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • oedema peripheral
  • speech disorder
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • urinary tract infection
  • constipation
  • malaise
  • cardiac murmur
  • sinus tachycardia
  • white blood cell count increased
  • hiatus hernia
  • iron deficiency anaemia
  • pyrexia
40-49:
  • pain
  • headache
  • weight increased
  • diabetes mellitus
  • fall
  • muscle spasms
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • depression
50-59:
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea
  • depression
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • constipation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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