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Review: taking Lexapro and Valium together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Lexapro and Valium together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Valium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,659 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

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On Apr, 6, 2015: 1,659 people who take Lexapro, Valium are studied

Lexapro, Valium outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Valium (diazepam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lexapro is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
42.86%
(6 of 14 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Valium is effective30.00%
(3 of 10 people)
50.00%
(7 of 14 people)
12.50%
(1 of 8 people)
80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
28.57%
(4 of 14 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lexapro is effective44.44%
(16 of 36 people)
30.00%
(6 of 20 people)
Valium is effective42.11%
(16 of 38 people)
38.89%
(7 of 18 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lexapro is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
11.59%
(8 of 69 people)
15.79%
(3 of 19 people)
12.24%
(6 of 49 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Valium is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
6.93%
(7 of 101 people)
10.53%
(2 of 19 people)
12.24%
(6 of 49 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainWeight IncreasedDizzinessDizzinessGeneralized Anxiety DisorderPain
AnxietyInsomniaDetoxificationDental CariesAnxietyDry MouthHalitosisNausea
DiarrhoeaSuicidal IdeationDrug IneffectiveDrug AbusePainLeukopeniaDry MouthDepression
Completed SuicideDepressionCompleted SuicideTooth FractureInsomniaDepressionTinnitusAnxiety
TremorDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlInsomniaFatigueAbdominal PainAnxietyPerianal Fungal InfectionFatigue
PalpitationsChest PainAnxietySexual DysfunctionHeadacheSuicide AttemptHeadache
Abnormal BehaviourWeight IncreasedDepressionConstipationFatigueInsomniaInsomnia
VomitingHallucinationPoor Quality SleepInsomniaEmotional DistressIntentional OverdoseDizziness
Suicidal IdeationBlood Cholesterol IncreasedAgitationEpistaxisPulmonary EmbolismAcid RefluxVomiting
ConvulsionLoss Of ConsciousnessSyncopeDepressionMuscle SpasmsBinge EatingDiarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
NauseaDepression
AnxietyFatigue
DepressionNausea
InsomniaSuicidal Ideation
FatiguePain
HeadacheHeadache
DizzinessType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
FallDiabetes Mellitus
VomitingConstipation

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pharyngeal Haemorrhagen/aCompleted SuicideNauseaNauseaDepressionAnxietyPain
PancreatitisWeight IncreasedDizzinessFatigueDiabetes MellitusPainAnxiety
AnxietySuicidal IdeationVomitingInsomniaDepressionNausea
Affective DisorderConvulsionDizzinessType 2 Diabetes MellitusNauseaAnaemia
ThrombocytopeniaFatigueAnxietyFatigueFallDepression
PyrexiaDiarrhoeaDiabetes MellitusPainHeadacheFatigue
Anal HaemorrhageOverdoseHeadacheChest PainInsomniaAsthenia
ScabVomitingPainArthralgiaChest PainDyspnoea
EpistaxisDepressionInsomniaAnxietyDiarrhoeaNeck Pain
AggressionAnxietyDiarrhoeaNauseaGait DisturbanceHeadache

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Valium (diazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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