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 3,749 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)

Seroquel

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 81,424 users)

On Aug, 31, 2016

3,749 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: 20.0% - (3 of 15 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.0% - (3 of 17 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (8 of 16 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 64.0% - (11 of 17 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Seroquel:
  • < 1 month: 13.0% - (2 of 15 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 46.0% - (7 of 15 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 47.0% - (10 of 21 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: 28.0% - (14 of 50 people)
  • male: 42.0% - (18 of 42 people)
Seroquel:
  • female: 36.0% - (18 of 50 people)
  • male: 35.0% - (15 of 42 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: 36.0% - (9 of 25 people)
  • 30-39: 44.0% - (11 of 25 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (9 of 18 people)
  • 50-59: 10.0% - (2 of 19 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: 38.0% - (10 of 26 people)
  • 30-39: 47.0% - (11 of 23 people)
  • 40-49: 44.0% - (8 of 18 people)
  • 50-59: 21.0% - (4 of 19 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • delirium
  • respiratory failure
  • somnolence
  • sopor
  • cardiac arrest
  • urinary retention
  • suicide attempt
  • weight increased
  • headache
  • vision blurred
1 - 6 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • vomiting
  • delirium
  • headache
  • suicidal ideation
  • urinary retention
  • anxiety
  • convulsion
  • tremor
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
  • malaise
  • renal failure
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
10+ years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • weight decreased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • obesity
  • infection
  • insomnia
  • weight increased
  • malaise
  • pyrexia
not specified:
  • insomnia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • feeling abnormal
  • convulsion
  • weight increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • weight increased
  • dizziness
  • headache
male:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • feeling abnormal
  • fall
  • cardiac disorder
  • anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • hallucination, auditory

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • unresponsive to stimuli
  • pancreatitis
  • cyanosis
  • hypotonia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • foetal distress syndrome
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • overdose
  • respiratory distress
  • withdrawal syndrome
2-9:
  • agoraphobia
  • anxiety
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • cough
  • dry mouth
  • gastroenteritis viral
  • hydrophobia
  • hyperhidrosis
  • irritable bowel syndrome
10-19:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • drug ineffective
  • suicidal ideation
  • abnormal behaviour
  • dyskinesia
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
  • sleep disorder
  • aggression
20-29:
  • dizziness
  • diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety
  • drug abuse
  • insomnia
  • tremor
  • vomiting
  • suicidal ideation
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • headache
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • arthralgia
  • vision blurred
  • suicidal ideation
  • neuropathy peripheral
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • weight increased
  • chest pain
  • pancreatitis
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • hyperglycaemia
50-59:
  • insomnia
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • myocardial infarction
  • depression
  • feeling abnormal
  • abdominal pain upper
  • weight decreased
  • hallucination, auditory
  • hallucination, visual
60+:
  • fall
  • malaise
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • feeling abnormal
  • drug ineffective
  • diabetes mellitus
  • agitation
  • somnolence

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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