Related topic: Valium, Muscle twitching
Review: could Valium cause Muscle twitching?
Summary: Muscle twitching could be caused by Valium, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Neurontin, and have Depression.
We study 20,006 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 111 have Muscle twitching. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle twitching and more.
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Valium (latest outcomes from 21,762 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Muscle twitching (latest reports from 60,787 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 19,924 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 111 people (0.56%) have Muscle Twitching. They amount to 0.18% of all the 60,606 people who have Muscle Twitching on eHealthMe.
Time on Valium when people have Muscle twitching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle twitching||50.00%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||16.67% |
Gender of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Valium * :
|Muscle twitching||63.83%||36.17% |
Age of people who have Muscle twitching when taking Valium * :
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.55%||19.70%||24.24%||27.27%||24.24% |
Severity of Muscle twitching when taking Valium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle twitching||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle twitching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle twitching||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (25 people, 22.52%)
- Muscle spasms (21 people, 18.92%)
- Nausea (19 people, 17.12%)
- Arthritis (19 people, 17.12%)
- Hypercalcaemia (19 people, 17.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (30 people, 27.03%)
- Paxil (29 people, 26.13%)
- Ambien (29 people, 26.13%)
- Gabapentin (27 people, 24.32%)
- Nexium (26 people, 23.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (17 hours ago):
Worse when lying down though twitch continues all over the body during waking hours too - neck to calves, not facial. Stopped taking Ambien Feb 15th 2014, this started immediately, the following day.
From this study (23 hours ago):
currently i am sick and doctors are telling me that i have atrial fibrillation
and most of the time i feel very bad ,vomiting,loss of sleep and loss of apitate to food as well as nausea all time
i i have used benzodiazpam for the almost two months and then ,i was advised to have reduce the dose of Valium
Then i stopped after i have attained the time when i was feeling well at a dose of Valium at less than a quarter a tablet
then all of the sudden a condition of nausea came back ,vomiting,and currently i am in hospital where they have diagnosed atrial fibrillation
From this study (2 days ago):
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Acid Reflux, Lichen Sclerosus, Vulvodynia, Spinal Stenosis
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