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Review: could Valium cause A-fib (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?

Summary: A-fib is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 20,067 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 309 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.

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Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 21,837 Valium users)

A-fib

A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 86,689 A-fib patients)

On Apr, 18, 2015: 20,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 303 people (1.51%) have A-fib.

Trend of A-fib in Valium reports

Time on Valium when people have A-fib * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
A-fib33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Valium * :

FemaleMale
A-fib58.47%41.53%

Age of people who have A-fib when taking Valium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
A-fib0.00%0.00%0.00%0.90%0.60%6.01%29.13%63.36%

Severity of A-fib when taking Valium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
A-fib0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from A-fib ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
A-fib0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (43 people, 14.19%)
  2. Heart rate irregular (30 people, 9.90%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (29 people, 9.57%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (25 people, 8.25%)
  5. Anxiety (22 people, 7.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (140 people, 46.20%)
  2. Aspirin (133 people, 43.89%)
  3. Coumadin (122 people, 40.26%)
  4. Digoxin (108 people, 35.64%)
  5. Nexium (102 people, 33.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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