Valium and Drug dependence - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug dependence 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 Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 27,693 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA. Among them, 743 have Drug dependence. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug dependence 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 30,280 users)

Drug Dependence

Drug dependence has been reported by people with pain, depression, stress and anxiety, drug dependence, drug abuse and dependence (latest reports from 32,153 Drug dependence patients).

On Feb, 19, 2017

27,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 743 people (2.68%) have Drug Dependence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Drug dependence?

Time on Valium when people have Drug Dependence *:

  • < 1 month: 38.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 23.08 %
  • 10+ years: 7.69 %

Gender of people who have Drug Dependence when taking Valium *:

  • female: 45.17 %
  • male: 54.83 %

Age of people who have Drug Dependence when taking Valium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.79 %
  • 20-29: 11.97 %
  • 30-39: 25.41 %
  • 40-49: 35.74 %
  • 50-59: 17.21 %
  • 60+: 6.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (376 people, 50.61%)
  • Depression (35 people, 4.71%)
  • Muscle Spasms (30 people, 4.04%)
  • Back Pain (30 people, 4.04%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (26 people, 3.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (462 people, 62.18%)
  • Xanax (193 people, 25.98%)
  • Neurontin (169 people, 22.75%)
  • Ambien (145 people, 19.52%)
  • Percocet (141 people, 18.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (395 people, 53.16%)
  • Depression (350 people, 47.11%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (285 people, 38.36%)
  • Nausea (275 people, 37.01%)
  • Pain (273 people, 36.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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