Review: taking Valium and Robaxin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Valium and Robaxin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Valium and Robaxin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 479 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 24,487 users)

Robaxin

Robaxin has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Robaxin 3,343 users)

On Aug, 25, 2016

479 people who take Valium, Robaxin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Valium and Robaxin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Valium:
  • < 1 month: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Robaxin:
  • < 1 month: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Valium:
  • female: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • male: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
Robaxin:
  • female: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • male: 20.0% - (2 of 10 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 1 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Robaxin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • drowsiness
  • abnormal dreams
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • feeling hot
  • hallucination
  • hiccups
  • hip arthroplasty
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hyperkalaemia
1 - 6 months:
  • brain death
  • brain herniation
  • coma
  • drowsiness
  • drug addiction
  • drug dependence
  • hydrocephalus
  • loss of consciousness
  • ataxia
  • confusional state
6 - 12 months:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • mental disorder
  • pain in extremity
  • dysuria
2 - 5 years:
  • abdominal pain
  • accelerated hypertension
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • cardiac murmur
  • death
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • diverticulitis
  • dizziness
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • intentional overdose
  • anxiety
  • convulsion
  • discomfort
  • fractured coccyx
  • fractured sacrum
  • loss of consciousness
  • lumbar vertebral fracture
  • muscle spasms
10+ years:
  • gerd
  • indigestion
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • depression
  • pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • urinary tract infection
  • tremor
  • hypertension

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • depression
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
  • nausea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • insomnia
  • tremor
  • fall
male:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hypoaesthesia
  • back pain
  • drug dependence
  • nausea
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • abscess jaw
  • amnesia
  • anaemia
  • anhedonia
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
  • ascites
  • back pain
20-29:
  • feeling hot
  • flushing
  • hyperhidrosis
  • ovarian cyst
  • abdominal distension
  • flatulence
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • intestinal functional disorder
30-39:
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • drug dependence
  • hyperhidrosis
  • depression
  • back pain
  • vomiting
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pain
  • depression
  • oedema peripheral
  • drug ineffective
  • hypoaesthesia
  • arthralgia
  • hypertension
  • decreased appetite
50-59:
  • back pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • tremor
  • cough
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypoaesthesia
  • decreased appetite
60+:
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • atrial fibrillation
  • heart rate decreased
  • hypokalaemia
  • urinary tract infection
  • nausea
  • cataract
  • fear
  • gastroenteritis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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