Could Valium cause A-fib - from FDA reports
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 27,693 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA. Among them, 354 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 Valium 30,269 users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,457 A-fib patients).
On Jan, 01, 2017
27,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 354 people (1.28%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Valium when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 42.11 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 52.63 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Valium *:
- female: 53.85 %
- male: 46.15 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Valium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 1.26 %
- 30-39: 1.26 %
- 40-49: 5.68 %
- 50-59: 26.18 %
- 60+: 65.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (52 people, 14.69%)
- Stress And Anxiety (35 people, 9.89%)
- High Blood Pressure (31 people, 8.76%)
- Pain (25 people, 7.06%)
- Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (18 people, 5.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (116 people, 32.77%)
- Coumadin (93 people, 26.27%)
- Digoxin (82 people, 23.16%)
- Zometa (78 people, 22.03%)
- Prednisone (77 people, 21.75%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (101 people, 28.53%)
- Pain (101 people, 28.53%)
- Chest Pain (90 people, 25.42%)
- Breathing Difficulty (88 people, 24.86%)
- Weakness (87 people, 24.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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