Review: could Valium cause Bradycardia?
Summary: Bradycardia could be caused by Valium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 20,006 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 211 have Bradycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Bradycardia and more.
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Valium (latest outcomes from 21,762 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action) (latest reports from 284,626 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, diabetes, depression.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 19,924 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 273 people (1.37%) have Bradycardia. They amount to 0.09% of all the 288,199 people who have Bradycardia on eHealthMe.
Time on Valium when people have Bradycardia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Bradycardia when taking Valium * :
Age of people who have Bradycardia when taking Valium * :
Severity of Bradycardia when taking Valium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Bradycardia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (33 people, 12.09%)
- Pain (26 people, 9.52%)
- Anxiety (24 people, 8.79%)
- Hypertension (15 people, 5.49%)
- Arthritis (14 people, 5.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (67 people, 24.54%)
- Vioxx (53 people, 19.41%)
- Lasix (43 people, 15.75%)
- Paxil (38 people, 13.92%)
- Toprol-xl (36 people, 13.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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creatine etc etc etc.
I find it hard to believe muscle wasting did not occur with other patients.
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