Valium side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Valium side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Valium. The review is based on 30,271 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, 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 32,957 users)

On Sep, 20, 2017

30,271 people who take Valium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Valium side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • sopor
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • suicide attempt
  • coma
  • anaemia
  • tremor
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • speech disorder
  • overdose
1 - 6 months:
  • vomiting
  • septic shock
  • weight decreased
  • migraine
  • hepatocellular injury
  • pneumonia
  • respiratory failure
  • single umbilical artery
  • vertigo
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
6 - 12 months:
  • weight decreased
  • adverse reaction
  • myocardial infarction
  • staphylococcal infection
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • weight increased
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • overdose
  • somnolence
  • sudden death
1 - 2 years:
  • weight increased
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • somnolence
  • suicide attempt
  • antipsychotic drug level increased
  • constipation
  • depression
  • urinary retention
  • convulsion
  • diabetes mellitus
2 - 5 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • tremor
  • abdominal pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • migraine
  • osteomyelitis
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • activities of daily living impaired
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • visual disturbance
  • vomiting
  • accident
  • aggression
  • intentional overdose
  • pernicious anaemia
  • serotonin syndrome
  • suicidal ideation
  • wound
10+ years:
  • weight decreased
  • death
  • bradykinesia
  • insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • pulmonary embolism
  • sudden death
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • breast cancer
  • breast cancer female
  • coronary artery disease
not specified:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor
  • nausea
  • somnolence
  • pain
  • vision blurred
  • death

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor
  • somnolence
  • pain
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • vision blurred
male:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • somnolence
  • tremor
  • death
  • suicide attempt
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • respiratory distress
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • tremor
  • somnolence
  • somnolence neonatal
  • blood pressure decreased
  • premature baby
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • death
2-9:
  • stevens johnson syndrome
  • death
  • vomiting
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • somnolence
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • convulsion
  • respiratory distress
  • seizure
10-19:
  • suicide attempt
  • vomiting
  • somnolence
  • overdose
  • psychotic disorder
  • anaemia
  • urticaria
  • cardiac arrest
  • death
  • electrocardiogram qt prolonged
20-29:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • suicide attempt
  • death
  • suicidal ideation
  • somnolence
  • pain
  • convulsion
30-39:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • somnolence
  • vision blurred
  • pulmonary embolism
  • suicide attempt
  • tremor
  • pain
  • suicidal ideation
40-49:
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • suicide attempt
  • pain
  • somnolence
  • drug ineffective
  • vision blurred
  • nausea
  • tremor
50-59:
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • somnolence
  • pain
  • vision blurred
  • suicidal ideation
60+:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • somnolence
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • urinary tract infection
  • vision blurred

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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