Valium and Hypertension - from FDA reports


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 Ambien, and have Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Hypertension with Valium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,254 people who have side effects when taking Valium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

30,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 1,608 people (5.31%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Hypertension?

Time on Valium when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 30.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.78 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Valium *:

  • female: 62.97 %
  • male: 37.03 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Valium *:

  • 0-1: 0.45 %
  • 2-9: 0.53 %
  • 10-19: 1.06 %
  • 20-29: 3.62 %
  • 30-39: 9.65 %
  • 40-49: 20.5 %
  • 50-59: 27.2 %
  • 60+: 37.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (90 people, 5.60%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (74 people, 4.60%)
  • Arthritis (70 people, 4.35%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (56 people, 3.48%)
  • Nausea (54 people, 3.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (242 people, 15.05%)
  • Neurontin (236 people, 14.68%)
  • Xanax (230 people, 14.30%)
  • Vioxx (224 people, 13.93%)
  • Percocet (208 people, 12.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (386 people, 24.00%)
  • Nausea (363 people, 22.57%)
  • Fatigue (322 people, 20.02%)
  • Weakness (306 people, 19.03%)
  • Chest Pain (302 people, 18.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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