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Review: could Valium cause Anger?





Summary: Anger is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zoloft, and have Pain.

We study 20,046 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 195 have Anger. Find out below who they are, when they have Anger 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 21,816 users)

Anger

Anger has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain.(latest reports from Anger 14,667 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 20,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 195 people (0.97%) have Anger.

Trend of Anger in Valium reports

Time on Valium when people have Anger * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Anger50.00%8.33%0.00%0.00%8.33%16.67%16.67%

Gender of people who have Anger when taking Valium * :

FemaleMale
Anger45.50%54.50%

Age of people who have Anger when taking Valium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Anger0.00%0.00%1.24%6.83%22.36%31.06%23.60%14.91%

Severity of Anger when taking Valium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Anger0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Anger ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Anger0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (59 people, 30.26%)
  2. Anxiety (33 people, 16.92%)
  3. Depression (31 people, 15.90%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (31 people, 15.90%)
  5. Headache (14 people, 7.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zoloft (49 people, 25.13%)
  2. Paxil (46 people, 23.59%)
  3. Seroquel (35 people, 17.95%)
  4. Oxycontin (35 people, 17.95%)
  5. Chantix (34 people, 17.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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