Review: could Valium cause Drug Dependence?


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 21,906 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 682 have Drug dependence. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug dependence and more.

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Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 23,828 users)

Drug Dependence

Drug dependence has been reported by people with drug withdrawal syndrome, drug exposure during pregnancy, insomnia, stress and anxiety, nausea and vomiting (latest reports from 21,644 Drug dependence patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

21,906 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 682 people (3.11%) have Drug Dependence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Drug dependence?

Time on Valium when people have Drug Dependence *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 44.76 %
  • male: 55.24 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.6 %
  • 20-29: 10.75 %
  • 30-39: 25.65 %
  • 40-49: 37.09 %
  • 50-59: 17.5 %
  • 60+: 6.41 %

Severity if Drug Dependence when taking Valium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (359 people)
  • Depression (28 people)
  • Back Pain (27 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (26 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (439 people)
  • Xanax (183 people)
  • Neurontin (165 people)
  • Ambien (140 people)
  • Percocet (134 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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