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 201 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 23,828 users)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 4,179 users)

On Aug, 19, 2016

201 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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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: 50.0% - (3 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+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • hyperthermia malignant
  • serotonin syndrome
  • heart rate
1 - 6 months:
  • cataplexy
  • dystonia
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • heart rate
  • language disorder - expressive
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • neuropathy - peripheral
  • numbness and tingling
  • orthostatic hypotension
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
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • language disorder - expressive
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • musculoskeletal stiffness
  • neuropathy - peripheral
  • numbness and tingling
  • orthostatic hypotension
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
  • cough
  • tremor
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • injury
  • toothache
  • decreased appetite

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • cough
  • depression
  • muscular weakness
  • back pain
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • pain
male:
  • depression
  • injury
  • somnolence
  • cognitive disorder
  • conversion disorder
  • memory impairment
  • mental status changes
  • musculoskeletal discomfort
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • convulsion

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • dehydration
  • lethargy
  • convulsion
  • aggression
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • mental status changes
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • joint dislocation
10-19:
  • convulsion
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • pneumonia
  • white blood cell count increased
  • anal haemorrhage
  • anticonvulsant drug level decreased
  • cough
  • decreased appetite
  • drug level below therapeutic
  • emotional disorder
20-29:
  • convulsion
  • kidney enlargement
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • beta haemolytic streptococcal infection
  • death
  • dehydration
  • facial pain
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal disorder
30-39:
  • drug ineffective
  • paraesthesia
  • amnesia
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • balance disorder
  • bladder spasm
  • breast abscess
  • breast cellulitis
  • breast tenderness
40-49:
  • depression
  • injury
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • cognitive disorder
  • conversion disorder
  • hypoaesthesia
  • insomnia
  • memory impairment
  • musculoskeletal discomfort
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • mental status changes
  • back pain
  • cough
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • insomnia
  • muscular weakness
  • tooth fracture
60+:
  • confusional state
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • paraesthesia
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • pain
  • tremor
  • abnormal behaviour

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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