Review: taking Valium and Seroquel together


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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 4,441 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)

Seroquel

Seroquel has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Seroquel 89,713 users)

On Sep, 18, 2016

4,441 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: 16.0% - (3 of 18 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: 22.0% - (4 of 18 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: 27.0% - (14 of 51 people)
  • male: 42.0% - (18 of 42 people)
Seroquel:
  • female: 35.0% - (18 of 51 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 20 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: 20.0% - (4 of 20 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • sopor
  • delirium
  • drug abuse
  • weight increased
  • cardiac arrest
  • somnolence
  • anxiety
  • confusional state
  • dizziness
  • headache
1 - 6 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • tremor
  • vomiting
  • malaise
  • weight increased
  • delirium
  • visual impairment
6 - 12 months:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal pain upper
  • chest pain
  • weight increased
  • pneumonia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • diabetic foot
  • mental disorder
  • diabetes with hyperosmolarity
1 - 2 years:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • cardiac disorder
  • weight increased
  • death
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • hypertension
  • arthropathy
2 - 5 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pancreatitis
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • hyperglycaemia
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • obesity
  • type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic ketoacidosis
5 - 10 years:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • malaise
  • obesity
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • weight increased
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • insomnia
10+ years:
  • weight decreased
  • insomnia
  • pyrexia
  • infection
  • weight increased
  • malaise
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • amnesia
  • dizziness
not specified:
  • insomnia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • vomiting
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • weight increased
  • feeling abnormal
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • weight increased
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • malaise
male:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • insomnia
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • feeling abnormal
  • drug ineffective
  • malaise
  • weight increased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • atrial septal defect
  • small for dates baby
  • congenital pulmonary valve atresia
  • patent ductus arteriosus
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • right ventricular failure
  • ventricular septal defect
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • cardiogenic shock
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
  • completed suicide
  • suicidal ideation
  • abnormal behaviour
  • dyskinesia
  • sleep disorder
  • aggression
20-29:
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug abuse
  • insomnia
  • tremor
  • vomiting
  • suicidal ideation
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
30-39:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • dizziness
  • suicidal ideation
  • arthralgia
  • vision blurred
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • weight increased
  • chest pain
  • pancreatitis
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • back pain
50-59:
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • fall
  • weight decreased
  • myocardial infarction
  • feeling abnormal
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain upper
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
60+:
  • insomnia
  • fall
  • malaise
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • tremor
  • feeling abnormal

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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