Review: could Diazepam cause Accidental Overdose?


Accidental overdose is found among people who take Diazepam, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycodone Hcl, and have Pain . We study 37,311 people who have side effects while taking Diazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 635 have Accidental overdose. Find out below who they are, when they have Accidental overdose and more.

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Diazepam has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Diazepam 39,572 users)

Accidental Overdose

Accidental overdose has been reported by people with hypotension, agitation, accidental exposure, respiratory depression, drowsiness (latest reports from 14,472 Accidental overdose patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

37,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Diazepam.
Among them, 635 people (1.7%) have Accidental Overdose

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diazepam cause Accidental overdose?

Time on Diazepam when people have Accidental Overdose *:

  • < 1 month: 76.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Accidental Overdose when taking Diazepam *:

  • female: 34.38 %
  • male: 65.62 %

Age of people who have Accidental Overdose when taking Diazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.5 %
  • 10-19: 4.31 %
  • 20-29: 19.9 %
  • 30-39: 24.38 %
  • 40-49: 34.16 %
  • 50-59: 11.61 %
  • 60+: 4.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (47 people)
  • Depression (14 people)
  • Anxiety (14 people)
  • Hypertension (11 people)
  • Hiv Infection (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycodone Hcl (244 people)
  • Temazepam (128 people)
  • Oxycontin (122 people)
  • Acetaminophen (103 people)
  • Alprazolam (94 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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