Review: could Valium cause Drug Dependence?


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 20,002 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 673 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 21,503 users)

Drug Dependence

Drug dependence has been reported by people with drug withdrawal syndrome, drug exposure during pregnancy, insomnia, premature labour, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 18,986 Drug dependence patients).

On Jul, 25, 2016

20,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 673 people (3.36%) have Drug Dependence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Drug dependence?

Time on Valium when people have Drug Dependence *:

  • < 1 month: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 27.27 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 45.06 %
  • male: 54.94 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.46 %
  • 20-29: 11.23 %
  • 30-39: 24.91 %
  • 40-49: 37.54 %
  • 50-59: 17.89 %
  • 60+: 5.96 %

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (435 people)
  • Xanax (179 people)
  • Neurontin (164 people)
  • Ambien (139 people)
  • Percocet (129 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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