Review: could Valium cause Bipolar ii disorder?
Summary: Bipolar ii disorder is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Birth control.
We study 20,063 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Bipolar ii disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Bipolar ii disorder and more.
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Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 21,829 Valium users)
Bipolar ii disorder
Bipolar ii disorder (characterized by at least one episode of hypomania and at least one episode of major depression) has been reported by people with depression, acne, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, insomnia. (latest reports from 3,538 Bipolar ii disorder patients)
On Feb, 8, 2015: 20,056 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 9 people (0.04%) have Bipolar Ii Disorder.
Time on Valium when people have Bipolar ii disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bipolar ii disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bipolar ii disorder when taking Valium * :
|Bipolar ii disorder||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Bipolar ii disorder when taking Valium * :
|Bipolar ii disorder||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||54.55%||9.09%||36.36%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Bipolar ii disorder when taking Valium ** :
How people recovered from Bipolar ii disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (6 people, 66.67%)
- Fibromyalgia (2 people, 22.22%)
- Tremor (2 people, 22.22%)
- Pain (2 people, 22.22%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (2 people, 22.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (7 people, 77.78%)
- Wellbutrin (7 people, 77.78%)
- Seroquel (7 people, 77.78%)
- Geodon (7 people, 77.78%)
- Olux (6 people, 66.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Neuro or psych diagnosis unknown
History of ment illness and anxiety, mild. 2008 started having movement memory issues. 2009 was evaluated by neuro psych and was suspected of neuro unknown. 2010 worsened. Psych claims bipolar, neuro disagrees. 2010 MRI shows arachnoid mass. Previous MRI show clivus enhancement. Recent MRI show white matter lesions. 2011 major psychotic break. Total confusion. In patient. Heavily medicated haldol exelon klonopin serroquel lithium etc. A zombie. Neuro and psych disagree as to prognosis / diagnosis. Eventually wife told I was terminal LBD. 2011 - 2012 total memory loss. June 2012 re-evaluated by Henry Ford Clinic and taken off most drugs... Memory improved slowly. Also, April 2010 internist tried sending me to neuro floor for hydrocephalus eval... That was the point if the beginning of severe memory loss. Also, neuro in 2009-2010 wanted me to have muscle biopsy for mitochondrial defect (brother positive), but insurance refused. Brother and I both had rhabdomyelitis. Currently, no drugs. Very anxious. Severe tinnitus. Headaches. Eye problems. Chronic sinusitis. Fatigue. Weakness. Loss appetite. Right side weakness. History of squamous cancer .. Nail bed. Pending ... Psych eval at neuro institute.... GI endoscopy .... Dermatology..........BOTTOM LINE .... I'm in a medical merry go round. Pick and choose. Tired of it. Mentally and physically. Legally blind. Total quality of life reversal 2008-2013. Fun wow !!
- Does clonazapam cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?
Patient fell a year ago and injured her neck and broke a bone in her arm. Has had severe pain in her neck. Getting acupuncture frequently. Recently tried to change medication from Valium to Clonazepam, and developed severe tinnitus. She said she only missed two days of Valium. She also says she has skipped days without taking valium and never had a problem. She says Clonazepam caused the tinnitus. I can't find anything that states a side effect of clonazepam is tinnitus.
- Can daizapam, welburtrin, simvastavin and oxycodone be taken at the same time and cause reactions. (1 answer)
I have been taking these four drugs for four weeks and I am really cranky honory and have a bad temper when I am usually laid back and calm.
- How do i change the drugs listed for me?
sleep disorders, disorientation, trouble concentrating
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