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 20,063 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 303 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 21,833 Valium users)
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 Mar, 9, 2015: 20,063 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 303 people (1.51%) 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 (43 people, 14.19%)
- Heart rate irregular (30 people, 9.90%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (29 people, 9.57%)
- Atrial fibrillation (25 people, 8.25%)
- Anxiety (22 people, 7.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (140 people, 46.20%)
- Aspirin (133 people, 43.89%)
- Coumadin (122 people, 40.26%)
- Digoxin (108 people, 35.64%)
- Nexium (102 people, 33.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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