Could Valium cause 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 Pain . We study 28,128 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA. Among them, 1,405 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 Valium 30,251 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 492,707 Hypertension patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

28,128 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 1,405 people (5.0%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Hypertension?

Time on Valium when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 23.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.9 %
  • 10+ years: 2.38 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Valium *:

  • female: 64.34 %
  • male: 35.66 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Valium *:

  • 0-1: 0.52 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 1.12 %
  • 20-29: 3.95 %
  • 30-39: 9.27 %
  • 40-49: 21.03 %
  • 50-59: 27.47 %
  • 60+: 36.22 %

Severity of Hypertension **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 10 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (237 people, 16.87%)
  • Neurontin (225 people, 16.01%)
  • Xanax (216 people, 15.37%)
  • Vioxx (215 people, 15.30%)
  • Percocet (202 people, 14.38%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (71 people, 5.05%)
  • Arthritis (71 people, 5.05%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (406 people, 28.90%)
  • Headache (374 people, 26.62%)
  • Depression (366 people, 26.05%)
  • Pain (343 people, 24.41%)
  • Nausea (338 people, 24.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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