Review: could Valium cause Mental disorder?
Summary: Mental disorder is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Stress and anxiety.
We study 20,063 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 262 have Mental disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Mental disorder and more.
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Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 21,829 Valium users)
Mental disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 20,984 Mental disorder patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 20,063 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 262 people (1.31%) have Mental Disorder.
Time on Valium when people have Mental disorder * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mental disorder||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.67%||13.33%||40.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mental disorder when taking Valium * :
|Mental disorder||57.20%||42.80% |
Age of people who have Mental disorder when taking Valium * :
|Mental disorder||0.00%||0.00%||1.23%||6.97%||20.08%||21.72%||28.28%||21.72% |
Severity of Mental disorder when taking Valium ** :
How people recovered from Mental disorder ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (55 people, 20.99%)
- Pain (52 people, 19.85%)
- Depression (39 people, 14.89%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (34 people, 12.98%)
- Multiple myeloma (28 people, 10.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (68 people, 25.95%)
- Neurontin (56 people, 21.37%)
- Protonix (47 people, 17.94%)
- Vicodin (45 people, 17.18%)
- Chantix (44 people, 16.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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