Valium and A-fib - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Valium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,238 people who have side effects when taking Valium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 07, 2017

29,238 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 365 people (1.25%) have A-fib


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause A-fib?

Time on Valium when people have A-fib *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 50 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 54.7 %
  • male: 45.3 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.23 %
  • 30-39: 1.23 %
  • 40-49: 5.52 %
  • 50-59: 26.38 %
  • 60+: 65.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (52 people, 14.25%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 10.41%)
  • High Blood Pressure (32 people, 8.77%)
  • Pain (28 people, 7.67%)
  • Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (18 people, 4.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (116 people, 31.78%)
  • Coumadin (93 people, 25.48%)
  • Digoxin (82 people, 22.47%)
  • Zometa (79 people, 21.64%)
  • Prednisone (77 people, 21.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (102 people, 27.95%)
  • Pain (102 people, 27.95%)
  • Chest Pain (91 people, 24.93%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (89 people, 24.38%)
  • Weakness (87 people, 23.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have A-fib when taking Valium?

Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 31,900 users)

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A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 174,303 A-fib patients).

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