Review: taking Valium and Melatonin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Valium and Melatonin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Valium and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 403 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)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 8,403 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

403 people who take Valium, Melatonin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Valium and Melatonin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Valium:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Valium:
  • female: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
Melatonin:
  • female: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Valium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Melatonin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • hyperthermia malignant
  • serotonin syndrome
  • formication
  • heart rate
  • panic attack
  • skin exfoliation
  • urticaria
1 - 6 months:
  • altered state of consciousness
  • anxiety
  • atypical pneumonia
  • botulism
  • breath sounds abnormal
  • cataplexy
  • cellulitis
  • choking
  • decubitus ulcer
  • dysphagia
6 - 12 months:
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • frequent headaches
  • neck stiffness
  • shoulder blade pain
  • short-term memory loss
  • anxiety
  • anxiety disorder
  • carnitine abnormal
  • depression
1 - 2 years:
  • carnitine abnormal
  • cataplexy
  • dystonia
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • language disorder - expressive
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • neuropathy - peripheral
  • numbness and tingling
2 - 5 years:
  • dehydration
  • fatigue
  • hypotension
  • joint dislocation
  • lethargy
  • mental status changes
  • muscular weakness
  • myalgia
  • heart rate
  • bone loss
5 - 10 years:
  • bone loss
  • fatigue
  • myalgia
10+ years:
  • short-term memory loss
  • anxiety
  • anxiety disorder
  • depression
  • sweating - excessive
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • cough
  • back pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • pain
  • tremor

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • cough
  • muscular weakness
  • rash
  • agitation
male:
  • somnolence
  • depression
  • injury
  • malaise
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • agitation
  • mental status changes
  • hypotension

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • abdominal distension
  • malabsorption
  • vomiting
2-9:
  • dehydration
  • lethargy
  • convulsion
  • aggression
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • mental status changes
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • hypotension
10-19:
  • convulsion
  • decreased appetite
  • cough
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • white blood cell count increased
  • anal haemorrhage
  • anticonvulsant drug level decreased
  • bloody discharge
20-29:
  • malaise
  • abdominal discomfort
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • hypoaesthesia oral
  • palpitations
  • paraesthesia
  • restlessness
  • anxiety
30-39:
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • balance disorder
  • nausea
  • optic neuritis
  • paraesthesia
  • amnesia
  • arthralgia
  • bladder spasm
40-49:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • pain
  • completed suicide
  • hypoaesthesia
  • cognitive disorder
  • conversion disorder
  • cough
  • insomnia
50-59:
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • rash
  • mental status changes
  • agitation
  • bone disorder
  • gait disturbance
  • pain in jaw
60+:
  • malaise
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • insomnia
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • agitation
  • drug ineffective

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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