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Review: could Valium cause Migraine?





Summary: Migraine is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Pain.

We study 20,046 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 317 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine and more.

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Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (view latest outcomes from 21,816 users)

Migraine

Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, pain.(latest reports from Migraine 47,669 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 20,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 317 people (1.58%) have Migraine.

Trend of Migraine in Valium reports

Time on Valium when people have Migraine * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Migraine16.67%70.83%0.00%4.17%0.00%8.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Migraine when taking Valium * :

FemaleMale
Migraine81.21%18.79%

Age of people who have Migraine when taking Valium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine0.00%0.00%0.00%4.41%25.76%29.83%22.71%17.29%

Severity of Migraine when taking Valium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Migraine0.00%25.00%25.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Migraine ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Migraine0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (71 people, 22.40%)
  2. Migraine (55 people, 17.35%)
  3. Depression (50 people, 15.77%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (34 people, 10.73%)
  5. Anxiety (27 people, 8.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (77 people, 24.29%)
  2. Nexium (72 people, 22.71%)
  3. Vicodin (70 people, 22.08%)
  4. Neurontin (69 people, 21.77%)
  5. Albuterol (62 people, 19.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Can someone please help me why when I get a migraine I have the need for excessive eating? I get the feeling that if I eat more I will feel better. I am now 43 years old woman and my migraines the last three years get worse and worse. Both more intense and more often ( like twice or even three times a week). I am on Effexor that is treating depression 75mg per day. Can someone advise me what can I do? I feel so much helpless and frustrated as my quality of life has deterioted so much.
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    Had a bad bump on my forehead a couple of weeks ago and my whole face went black. Mostly better now but Im let with a badly drooping eyelid (right) which the doctors tell me will go away. No sign of that at the moment but Ive read that pregabalin (which I take in small doses, can cause this. It is so bad and looks so different to the other eye (which is still tight enough to put makeup on) that unless I can find a better solution, I'll have to get it fixed cosmetically. Is two weeks a short time to expect it to be gone? Cheers
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  • What are the best meds to take to fix insomnia, anxiety,depression (2 answers)
    What medications will work well
    I need my brain to stop at night. And stay asleep.
    I have anxiety
    Little grumpy at times and things bother me a lot. Easily nervious and worry about everything. Crying a lot I notice.
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  • Is it my thyroid or am i mentally ill? diagnosed w/ hashimoto's thyroiditis but untreated - chronic pain unmanaged also (2 answers)
    I moved to OR from HI and brought all my records, signed releases, and had many diagnoses, all but the thyroid, was being treated and long-term. I also took Oxycontin & Oxycodone for severe chronic pain from bilateral SI joint fusion (right screw protrudes & leg also becomes numb and weak with activity) & lumbar and cervical degeneration & facet arthropathy. I had volunteered reducing dosage as I'm always trying to reduce Rx intake to alleviate side effects (I am tiny, even for a youth & adult dosages seem to drug me). Next month, it was known that I could not function well because pain was not managed, but needed to resolve it in OR, as moving. OR Drs. refused to return me to higher dosage (taking minimalist Oxycontin 10 mg CR & Oxycodone/Acet 5mg). After being unable to get up to go to bathroom, walk, contacted adult services to see about in home services & possible foster care placement for young son since I was losing independence & failing in general health & cognitive functioning. I was forced to take bottles of OTC Tylenol to function, with Dr's knowledge, & knowing I had past lesions on liver to follow. Several months later had follow up liver ultrasound, & new small lesions found on liver. After emailing dr about from DHS questioning failure to manage my pain vs. conditions that were disabiling, 6 months later, dr told me I was experiencing withdrawals every morning & finally agreed to increase Oxycontin to 15 mg, which has enabled me to tolerate the pain & function. I have been treated as a drug-seeking patient since attempting to transfer my care.
    I have multiple autoimmune conditions, most of which I no longer treat with Rx as I have been overmedicated & side effects are too numerous. So I actually am opposite in many ways. I stopped Lyrica, Silenor (sleep), Elmiron, Bentyl, Dexilant. Stress affects me seriously since I had a TBI and experience anxiety stress disorder, which seems to contribute to auto immune responses. But still knew triggers & familiar with self - this thyroid diagnosis & symptoms experienced new & too destabilizing to live.
    Diagnosed w/ Hashimoto's thyroiditis after 1/2 thyroid removed Nov 2011; my antibodies are unbelievably high. I declined in thinking, memory, anxiety-unable to think/track, losing most,getting lost driving, sleep very dysfunctional, too emotional, crying easily & often (unusual for me). I feared losing ability to live independently. My maintenance Rx (Silenor, Lyrica) seemed to drug me. I tried to explain to drs. that I needed thyroid replacement hormones that I never had these problems before.
    They referred me to a psychiatrist for medicine management consultation, who gave me mental health diagnoses (histrionic personality disorder, somatoform (hypochondria) that discredited me & ruined my medical records for future validity. Is it thyroid symptoms? Was unmanaged pain contributing? Too much Tylenol? What does a dysfunctional thyroid do to a person? How do I get my medical record addressed to reflect accuracy?
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    I am not tired but i can not keep my eyes open.I guess my Brain is tired, not my body. I can not focus on anything for a long period of time and when I try my eyes force close. I begin to hear voices and talk to people who are not present. I am scared so I stopped the meds slowly. Have not taken it in 36 hours and this morning I am still feeling this way.I am also on 4mg's of suboxone perscribed 3 times a day but I dont always take the 3rd one.
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