Review: taking Valium and Seroquel together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Valium and Seroquel together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Valium and Seroquel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,997 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 21,503 users)

Seroquel

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 74,199 users)

On Jul, 19, 2016

2,997 people who take Valium, Seroquel are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Valium and Seroquel drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Valium:
  • < 1 month: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.0% - (3 of 18 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 42.0% - (9 of 21 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 68.0% - (17 of 25 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.0% - (3 of 21 people)
  • 10+ years: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Seroquel:
  • < 1 month: 7.0% - (2 of 28 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (5 of 20 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 52.0% - (9 of 17 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 44.0% - (13 of 29 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Valium:
  • female: 27.0% - (21 of 77 people)
  • male: 45.0% - (21 of 46 people)
Seroquel:
  • female: 29.0% - (23 of 78 people)
  • male: 36.0% - (17 of 47 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Valium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 20-29: 37.0% - (11 of 29 people)
  • 30-39: 42.0% - (12 of 28 people)
  • 40-49: 53.0% - (14 of 26 people)
  • 50-59: 11.0% - (4 of 35 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Seroquel:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 41.0% - (13 of 31 people)
  • 30-39: 46.0% - (12 of 26 people)
  • 40-49: 42.0% - (11 of 26 people)
  • 50-59: 11.0% - (4 of 36 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • delirium
  • respiratory failure
  • somnolence
  • urinary retention
  • cardiac arrest
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • supraventricular extrasystoles
  • hypokalaemia
  • vision blurred
1 - 6 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • delirium
  • urinary retention
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • depression
  • dizziness
6 - 12 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal pain upper
  • chest pain
  • pneumonia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • diabetic foot
  • diabetes with hyperosmolarity
  • dyslipidaemia
  • hepatitis c
1 - 2 years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • cardiac disorder
  • death
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • hypertension
  • arthropathy
  • circulatory collapse
2 - 5 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pancreatitis
  • hyperglycaemia
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • obesity
  • type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
5 - 10 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • back pain
  • chest pain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • suicide attempt
  • renal failure
  • malaise
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
10+ years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • movement disorder
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • accident
  • arthropod bite
  • blood disorder
  • diabetic complication
not specified:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • fall
  • suicidal ideation
  • headache
  • weight increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • weight increased
  • hypertension
male:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • suicidal ideation
  • insomnia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • vision blurred
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • headache

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • pancreatitis
  • diabetes mellitus
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anaemia
  • back injury
  • back pain
  • blood amylase increased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • bone marrow toxicity
10-19:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • drug ineffective
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • abnormal behaviour
  • dyskinesia
  • weight increased
  • aggression
  • application site burn
20-29:
  • dizziness
  • diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety
  • tremor
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • suicidal ideation
  • bipolar disorder
  • hyperglycaemia
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • depression
  • vision blurred
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • chest pain
  • weight increased
  • pancreatitis
  • back pain
  • hyperglycaemia
  • insomnia
50-59:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fall
  • insomnia
  • myocardial infarction
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • feeling abnormal
  • hallucination, auditory
  • abdominal pain upper
60+:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • malaise
  • dizziness
  • hypertension
  • anxiety
  • completed suicide
  • insomnia
  • somnolence
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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