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Review: Elavil and Valium

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Elavil and Valium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,789 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Elavil (latest outcomes from 11,889 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Valium (latest outcomes from 21,811 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 2,789 people who take Elavil, Valium are studied

Elavil, Valium outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Elavil (amitriptyline hydrochloride)
- Valium (diazepam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Elavil is effective7.69%
(1 of 13 people)
9.09%
(1 of 11 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
62.50%
(5 of 8 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
n/a
Valium is effective6.67%
(1 of 15 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
75.00%
(6 of 8 people)
54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Stevens-johnson SyndromeAnxietyDizzinessExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessCerebrovascular AccidentDrug ToxicityConstipationAnxiety
DepressionPanic AttackDrug IneffectiveCompleted SuicideWeight DecreasedAngerVomitingDepression
PainDepressionDetoxificationConvulsionDyspnoeaDrug Administration ErrorAngerPain
SyncopeSuicidal IdeationPainOverdose NosEmotional DistressMyocardial IschaemiaDry MouthDizziness
Completed SuicideDrug Withdrawal SyndromeCompleted SuicideOrthostatic HypotensionEye PainParaesthesiaLibido DecreasedHeadache
Suicide AttemptSuicide AttemptHyperhidrosisParkinsonismDrug HypersensitivityVertigoChest DiscomfortNausea
Cardiac DisorderPyrexiaColitisVertigoDisturbance In AttentionPanic AttackDysarthriaAsthenia
ParaesthesiaFallRib FracturePain - JointsBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedNauseaEye IrritationFall
Septic ShockAstheniaNauseaNumbness And TinglingCellulitisMuscle SpasmsDysphagiaBack Pain
CholestasisHeadachePyrexiaRestless Legs SyndromeBlood Cholesterol IncreasedWeight IncreasedSensory DisturbanceArthralgia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Elavil is effective25.00%
(12 of 48 people)
29.41%
(5 of 17 people)
Valium is effective43.75%
(21 of 48 people)
31.58%
(6 of 19 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DepressionAnxiety
AnxietyDepression
PainInsomnia
DizzinessHeadache
FallPain
NauseaBack Pain
HeadacheDrug Ineffective
FatigueDizziness
ArthralgiaAsthenia
AstheniaNausea

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Elavil is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
7.94%
(5 of 63 people)
16.13%
(5 of 31 people)
29.41%
(5 of 17 people)
Valium is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
11.29%
(7 of 62 people)
38.71%
(12 of 31 people)
33.33%
(6 of 18 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Developmental DelayDrug Exposure During PregnancySuicidal IdeationHyperhidrosisDepressionDepressionPainPain
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome NeonatalMicrocephalyAggressionDizzinessAnxietyDrug IneffectiveDepressionAnxiety
Drug Exposure During PregnancyNystagmusMemory ImpairmentAnxietySuicidal IdeationAnxietyAnxietyFall
Neonatal DisorderDrug Withdrawal Syndrome NeonatalInsomniaVomitingTremorDrug Withdrawal SyndromeDizzinessAnaemia
Congenital NystagmusHypersomniaBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedAbdominal PainHeadacheNauseaBack PainAsthenia
StrabismusSedationCompleted SuicideDepressionArthralgiaInsomniaFallArthralgia
NystagmusHyperkinetic SyndromeConvulsions NosParaesthesiaDrug Withdrawal SyndromeBack PainHeadacheNeuropathy Peripheral
Grand Mal ConvulsionVentricular TachycardiaInflammatory Bowel DiseaseHeadacheAstheniaHeadacheHypoaesthesiaDyspnoea
Poisoning DeliberateVentricular FibrillationDepressionSerotonin SyndromeHyperhidrosisPainNauseaDizziness
Ventricular TachycardiaAtrioventricular Block First DegreeVomiting NosDrug ToxicityAgitationLoss Of ConsciousnessOedema PeripheralPneumonia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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