Review: could Valium cause Hypertension (High blood pressure)?
Summary: Hypertension is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain.
We study 20,067 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,116 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.
You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Valium and have Hypertension >>>
Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 21,833 Valium users)
Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 352,051 Hypertension patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 20,067 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 1,241 people (6.18%) have Hypertension.
Time on Valium when people have Hypertension * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Valium * :
Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Valium * :
Severity of Hypertension when taking Valium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hypertension ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (250 people, 20.15%)
- Anxiety (168 people, 13.54%)
- Depression (128 people, 10.31%)
- Hypertension (113 people, 9.11%)
- Sleep disorder (83 people, 6.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (239 people, 19.26%)
- Xanax (219 people, 17.65%)
- Neurontin (219 people, 17.65%)
- Ambien (218 people, 17.57%)
- Aspirin (208 people, 16.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Get connected: join our support group of Valium and hypertension on
Do you have Hypertension while taking Valium?
You are not alone! Join a mobile support group on :
- support group for people who take Valium and have Hypertension
- support group for people who take Valium
- support group for people who have Hypertension
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Gabapentin, Doxylamine Succinate, Zoloft for a 49-year old woman with Nerve Pain, Insomnia, Depression. The patient has High Blood Pressure
- A study of drug interactions between Nexium, Exforge Hct for a 49-year old man with GERD, Hbp. The patient has Gerd, Hbp
- A study of drug interactions between Calcium, Vitamin D, Magnesium Sulfate In Plastic Container, Biotin, Vitamin B12, Cytomel, Singulair, Elavil, Omeprazole, Effexor Xr for a 41-year old woman with Osteoporosis, Chronic Depression, Migraine - Classic, Keratosis Pilaris, Asthma, Gerd. The patient has High Blood Pressure
- A study of drug interactions between Aspirin, Valium for a 57-year old man with Pain - Shoulder, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Heart Palpitations
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin E, Bystolic for a 66-year old woman with Skin Tightness, High Blood Pressure. The patient has High Blood Pressure
Recent Valium related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.