Review: could Diazepam cause Headache?


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Diazepam, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Depression . We study 37,967 people who have side effects while taking Diazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,480 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Diazepam

Diazepam has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Diazepam 50,122 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,922 Headache patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

37,967 people reported to have side effects when taking Diazepam.
Among them, 1,480 people (3.9%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diazepam cause Headache?

Time on Diazepam when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 57.83 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.64 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.82 %
  • 10+ years: 3.61 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Diazepam *:

  • female: 69.59 %
  • male: 30.41 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Diazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.42 %
  • 10-19: 2.46 %
  • 20-29: 9.25 %
  • 30-39: 17.98 %
  • 40-49: 25.78 %
  • 50-59: 20.27 %
  • 60+: 23.75 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 16 %
  • moderate: 32 %
  • severe: 36 %
  • most severe: 16 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 13.33 %
  • not yet: 86.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lorazepam (165 people, 11.15%)
  • Ambien (151 people, 10.20%)
  • Omeprazole (140 people, 9.46%)
  • Oxycontin (128 people, 8.65%)
  • Lortab (125 people, 8.45%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Diazepam, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Depression (218 people, 14.73%)
  • Pain (212 people, 14.32%)
  • High Blood Pressure (119 people, 8.04%)
  • Muscle Spasms (77 people, 5.20%)
  • Sleep Disorder (74 people, 5.00%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (519 people, 35.07%)
  • Nausea (484 people, 32.70%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (450 people, 30.41%)
  • Fatigue (449 people, 30.34%)
  • Insomnia (318 people, 21.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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