Review: could Valium cause Agoraphobia?


Agoraphobia is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Ativan, and have Pain . We study 20,002 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Agoraphobia. Find out below who they are, when they have Agoraphobia and more.

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Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 21,503 users)


Agoraphobia (extreme or irrational fear of crowded spaces or enclosed public places) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, drug ineffective, agitation, thrombosis, weight loss (latest reports from 866 Agoraphobia patients).

On Jul, 26, 2016

20,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 36 people (0.18%) have Agoraphobia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Agoraphobia?

Time on Valium when people have Agoraphobia *:

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

Gender of people who have Agoraphobia when taking Valium *:

  • female: 31.43 %
  • male: 68.57 %

Age of people who have Agoraphobia when taking Valium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 35.71 %
  • 40-49: 39.29 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (9 people)
  • Neck Pain (6 people)
  • Anxiety (4 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (2 people)
  • Agoraphobia (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (16 people)
  • Neurontin (12 people)
  • Vistaril (11 people)
  • Seroquel (11 people)
  • Prozac (10 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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