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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 20,056 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.

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Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 21,820 Valium users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 351,512 Hypertension patients)

On Jan, 17, 2015: 20,050 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 1,241 people (6.19%) have Hypertension.

Trend of Hypertension in Valium reports

Time on Valium when people have Hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypertension21.05%21.05%28.95%5.26%7.89%13.16%2.63%

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Valium * :

FemaleMale
Hypertension60.15%39.85%

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Valium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypertension0.51%0.25%1.85%4.30%9.53%22.85%26.64%34.06%

Severity of Hypertension when taking Valium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypertension0.00%55.56%33.33%11.11%

How people recovered from Hypertension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypertension0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (250 people, 20.15%)
  2. Anxiety (168 people, 13.54%)
  3. Depression (128 people, 10.31%)
  4. Hypertension (113 people, 9.11%)
  5. Sleep disorder (83 people, 6.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (239 people, 19.26%)
  2. Xanax (219 people, 17.65%)
  3. Neurontin (219 people, 17.65%)
  4. Ambien (218 people, 17.57%)
  5. Aspirin (208 people, 16.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Deru on Jul, 9, 2014:

    try Acupuncture or buy a Acupuncture machine which has pads to stimulate your nerves. Your sure to quit using antidepressants and be stable for the rest of your life but treatment should be done for about 6 months or more and may differ case to case.

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