Review: could Valium cause A-fib?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 19,911 people who take Valium. Among them, 303 have A-fib. See who they are, when they have A-fib and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Valium (latest outcomes from 21,743 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Valium include nausea aggravated, nausea, depression, pain exacerbated, stress and anxiety.
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) (latest reports from 370,248 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 19,149 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 278 people (1.45%) have A-fib.
Time on Valium when people have A-fib * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Valium * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Valium * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Valium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from A-fib ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (38 people, 13.67%)
- Heart rate irregular (30 people, 10.79%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (29 people, 10.43%)
- Anxiety (22 people, 7.91%)
- Atrial fibrillation (20 people, 7.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (134 people, 48.20%)
- Aspirin (129 people, 46.40%)
- Coumadin (120 people, 43.17%)
- Digoxin (103 people, 37.05%)
- Nexium (97 people, 34.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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