Review: taking Valium and Vicodin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Valium and Vicodin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Valium and Vicodin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,417 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)

Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 45,484 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

7,417 people who take Valium, Vicodin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Valium and Vicodin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Valium:
  • < 1 month: 31.0% - (13 of 41 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.0% - (12 of 44 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 30.0% - (6 of 20 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.0% - (3 of 13 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (14 of 35 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.0% - (3 of 16 people)
  • 10+ years: 52.0% - (10 of 19 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Vicodin:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (12 of 36 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.0% - (11 of 39 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.0% - (3 of 17 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0% - (6 of 30 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.0% - (13 of 36 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 42.0% - (9 of 21 people)
  • 10+ years: 42.0% - (8 of 19 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Valium:
  • female: 32.0% - (38 of 117 people)
  • male: 31.0% - (23 of 72 people)
Vicodin:
  • female: 31.0% - (38 of 122 people)
  • male: 31.0% - (24 of 76 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Valium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 25.0% - (5 of 20 people)
  • 30-39: 31.0% - (14 of 45 people)
  • 40-49: 38.0% - (18 of 47 people)
  • 50-59: 30.0% - (15 of 50 people)
  • 60+: 29.0% - (7 of 24 people)
Vicodin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 13.0% - (3 of 22 people)
  • 30-39: 37.0% - (19 of 51 people)
  • 40-49: 25.0% - (12 of 47 people)
  • 50-59: 36.0% - (18 of 50 people)
  • 60+: 32.0% - (8 of 25 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • drug abuse
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • deep vein thrombosis
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • multi-organ failure
  • neutropenia
  • septic shock
  • chest pain
  • constipation
  • anaemia
6 - 12 months:
  • myocardial infarction
  • chest pain
  • back injury
  • convulsion
  • accident at work
  • blood pressure increased
  • cardiac arrest
  • coronary artery disease
  • road traffic accident
  • angina pectoris
1 - 2 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • cluster headache
  • constipation
  • dental caries
  • drug abuse
  • drug ineffective
  • sexual dysfunction
  • tooth fracture
  • deep vein thrombosis
2 - 5 years:
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • dehydration
  • myocardial infarction
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • back injury
  • body height decreased
  • eructation
  • heat stroke
  • hypertension
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • muscle spasms
  • arnold-chiari malformation
  • back injury
  • sciatic nerve neuropathy
  • convulsion
  • discomfort
  • fractured coccyx
10+ years:
  • sweating - excessive
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • depression
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety disorder
  • convulsion
  • dementia
  • endometrial cancer
  • ischaemic stroke
  • lymphoma
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • depression
  • back pain
  • headache
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • insomnia
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • headache
  • back pain
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • back pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • weight decreased
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • death
  • diabetes mellitus
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • pharyngeal haemorrhage
  • premature baby
2-9:
  • otitis media
  • pain
  • skin infection
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain
  • actinic keratosis
  • anaemia
  • appendicitis
10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • cardiac arrest
  • respiratory arrest
  • drug dependence
  • cardio-respiratory arrest
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • hypotension
  • fall
  • pain
  • back pain
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • drug abuse
  • depression
  • pain
  • nausea
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vomiting
  • injury
  • headache
30-39:
  • depression
  • nausea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • drug dependence
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • completed suicide
  • headache
40-49:
  • depression
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
50-59:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • drug abuse
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • fall
60+:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • fall
  • arthralgia
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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