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Review: Valium and Lipitor





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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Valium and Lipitor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,490 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 21,816 users)

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 132,739 users)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 2,490 people who take Valium, Lipitor are studied

Valium, Lipitor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Valium (diazepam)
- Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Valium is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
62.50%
(5 of 8 people)
83.33%
(5 of 6 people)
46.67%
(7 of 15 people)
n/a
Lipitor is effectiven/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
83.33%
(5 of 6 people)
69.23%
(9 of 13 people)
75.00%
(6 of 8 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal FailureBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedCardiac ArrestErectile DysfunctionAnxietyLoss Of ConsciousnessGoutPain
Cytolytic HepatitisMyalgiaCoronary Artery DiseaseTooth DisorderDizzinessBlood Cholesterol IncreasedCardiac Failure CongestiveNausea
CholestasisFallMyocardial InfarctionDisturbance In AttentionFallVisual DisturbanceHypercalcaemiaAnxiety
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisLiver Function Test AbnormalBlood Pressure IncreasedFine Motor DelayRashSerotonin SyndromeSkin UlcerFatigue
HypotensionAstheniaChest PainDrug IneffectiveHypersensitivityPruritusBlood Parathyroid Hormone DecreasedDyspnoea
PainDepressionAtrial FibrillationChest PainHeadacheBlood Triglycerides IncreasedIncreased Upper Airway SecretionBack Pain
Septic ShockMuscle SpasmsAngina PectorisBlood Cholesterol IncreasedArthritisInsomniaNocturiaDiabetes Mellitus
HyperthermiaDyspnoeaConvulsionNeutrophil Count IncreasedGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseMemory ImpairmentDrug IneffectiveFall
AnxietyFatigueRoad Traffic AccidentLymphocyte Count DecreasedPainHeadachePenile SwellingHypertension
Atrial FibrillationWeight DecreasedIntervertebral Disc ProtrusionBlood Pressure IncreasedRhabdomyolysisPneumonia AspirationPyrexiaDizziness

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Valium is effective64.00%
(16 of 25 people)
47.06%
(8 of 17 people)
Lipitor is effective68.18%
(15 of 22 people)
56.25%
(9 of 16 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainAsthenia
Diabetes MellitusFatigue
AnxietyNausea
HypertensionBack Pain
FallDyspnoea
NauseaPain
ConstipationAnxiety
DizzinessHypotension
PyrexiaFall
DiarrhoeaMyocardial Infarction

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Valium is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
38.89%
(7 of 18 people)
55.56%
(10 of 18 people)
46.67%
(7 of 15 people)
Lipitor is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
38.46%
(5 of 13 people)
43.75%
(7 of 16 people)
73.33%
(11 of 15 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypotensionn/aSelf-injurious IdeationCerebrovascular AccidentUrinary Tract InfectionHeadacheMyocardial InfarctionAnxiety
BradycardiaMultiple Drug OverdoseAnxietyConstipationPainNauseaPain
Atrioventricular Block CompleteCompleted SuicideHyperkinesiaCardiac MurmurDiabetes MellitusCardiac Failure CongestiveFatigue
CholecystitisMalaiseWeight IncreasedChest PainFall
PyrexiaSinus TachycardiaBack PainDepressionDyspnoea
InjuryWhite Blood Cell Count IncreasedArthralgiaAnxietyNausea
Pericardial EffusionIron Deficiency AnaemiaDepressionFatigueInjury
HyperlipidaemiaPyrexiaDizzinessFallDiarrhoea
DyspnoeaHiatus HerniaMuscle SpasmsDyspnoeaBack Pain
Electrocardiogram T Wave AbnormalAbdominal TendernessFallOedema PeripheralAsthenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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