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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 20,071 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 21,844 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 86,721 A-fib patients)

On May, 22, 2015: 20,071 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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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Endoscopy shows mild inflammation with ulcers, more.
    Colonoscopy shows "strips" in the terminal lieum. No inflammation as seen then? Colomoscopy, all nerves were shot!?

    Treating with Valium .5 mg, joke.
    Take 6-8 every couple hours and still does not control symptoms. Dr office will NOT return calls!
    Don't want to keep living like this at my age, not quality of life!
    Help!!!

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