Valium and Muscle twitching - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle twitching is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 27,693 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA. Among them, 142 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching 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 30,280 users)

Muscle Twitching

Muscle twitching has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure (latest reports from 15,737 Muscle twitching patients).

On Feb, 06, 2017

27,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 142 people (0.51%) have Muscle Twitching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Muscle twitching?

Time on Valium when people have Muscle Twitching *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Valium *:

  • female: 66.12 %
  • male: 33.88 %

Age of people who have Muscle Twitching when taking Valium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.11 %
  • 20-29: 5.56 %
  • 30-39: 20.0 %
  • 40-49: 25.56 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 27.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (28 people, 19.72%)
  • Muscle Spasms (22 people, 15.49%)
  • Sleep Disorder (20 people, 14.08%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (19 people, 13.38%)
  • Arthritis (19 people, 13.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (35 people, 24.65%)
  • Ambien (32 people, 22.54%)
  • Paxil (29 people, 20.42%)
  • Gabapentin (28 people, 19.72%)
  • Ativan (27 people, 19.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (49 people, 34.51%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 33.10%)
  • Muscle Spasms (47 people, 33.10%)
  • Weakness (46 people, 32.39%)
  • Headache (46 people, 32.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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