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Review: Lexapro and Valium

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Valium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,658 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,369 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Valium (latest outcomes from 21,809 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 1,658 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)
50.00%
(3 of 6 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)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
NauseaType 2 Diabetes MellitusPainWeight IncreasedDizzinessDizzinessHalitosisPain
AnxietyInsomniaDetoxificationDental CariesAnxietyDry MouthDry MouthNausea
DiarrhoeaSuicidal IdeationDrug IneffectiveDrug AbusePainLeukopeniaTinnitusDepression
Completed SuicideDepressionCompleted SuicideTooth FractureInsomniaDepressionPerianal Fungal InfectionAnxiety
TremorDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlInsomniaFatigueAbdominal PainAnxietyFatigue
PalpitationsChest PainAnxietySexual DysfunctionHeadacheSuicide AttemptHeadache
Abnormal BehaviourWeight IncreasedDepressionConstipationFatigueInsomniaInsomnia
VomitingHallucinationPoor Quality SleepEpistaxisEmotional DistressIntentional OverdoseDizziness
Suicidal IdeationBlood Cholesterol IncreasedAgitationInsomniaPulmonary EmbolismAcid RefluxVomiting
ConvulsionLoss Of ConsciousnessSyncopeDrug Withdrawal SyndromeMuscle SpasmsBinge EatingDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lexapro is effective44.44%
(16 of 36 people)
31.58%
(6 of 19 people)
Valium is effective42.11%
(16 of 38 people)
38.89%
(7 of 18 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAnxiety
NauseaDepression
AnxietyFatigue
DepressionNausea
InsomniaSuicidal Ideation
FatiguePain
HeadacheHeadache
DizzinessDiabetes Mellitus
FallType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
VomitingConstipation

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)
12.50%
(6 of 48 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 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
ScabVomitingPainArthralgiaDiarrhoeaDyspnoea
EpistaxisDepressionInsomniaAnxietyChest PainNeck Pain
AggressionAnxietyDiarrhoeaNauseaGait DisturbanceHeadache

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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