Review: could Valium cause Abnormal Heart Rhythms?


Summary

Abnormal heart rhythms is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Anxiety . We study 22,483 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 454 have Abnormal heart rhythms. Find out below who they are, when they have Abnormal heart rhythms and more.

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Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 24,487 users)

Abnormal Heart Rhythms

Abnormal heart rhythms has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, weakness, arrhythmias, chest pain (latest reports from 88,692 Abnormal heart rhythms patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

22,483 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 454 people (2.02%) have Abnormal Heart Rhythms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Abnormal heart rhythms?

Time on Valium when people have Abnormal Heart Rhythms *:

  • < 1 month: 72.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 6.98 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.3 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.98 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abnormal Heart Rhythms when taking Valium *:

  • female: 56.5 %
  • male: 43.5 %

Age of people who have Abnormal Heart Rhythms when taking Valium *:

  • 0-1: 0.5 %
  • 2-9: 1.51 %
  • 10-19: 1.26 %
  • 20-29: 7.79 %
  • 30-39: 9.05 %
  • 40-49: 20.85 %
  • 50-59: 28.64 %
  • 60+: 30.4 %

Severity if Abnormal Heart Rhythms when taking Valium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 80 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Abnormal Heart Rhythms **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 20 %
  • not yet: 80 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Anxiety (73 people)
  • Pain (69 people)
  • Depression (40 people)
  • Hypertension (27 people)
  • Back Pain (24 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (74 people)
  • Neurontin (74 people)
  • Lasix (73 people)
  • Ativan (67 people)
  • Vioxx (64 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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