Valium and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports
Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Prozac, and have Depression . We study 27,693 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA. Among them, 63 have Serotonin syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Serotonin syndrome and more.
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Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Valium 30,280 users)
Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, major depression, insomnia (latest reports from 9,744 Serotonin syndrome patients).
On Jan, 28, 2017
27,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 63 people (0.23%) have Serotonin Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Valium when people have Serotonin Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 20 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 80 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Valium *:
- female: 54.84 %
- male: 45.16 %
Age of people who have Serotonin Syndrome when taking Valium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.79 %
- 20-29: 10.71 %
- 30-39: 8.93 %
- 40-49: 25.0 %
- 50-59: 23.21 %
- 60+: 30.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (24 people, 38.10%)
- Pain (13 people, 20.63%)
- Stress And Anxiety (12 people, 19.05%)
- Procedural Pain (9 people, 14.29%)
- Post Herpetic Neuralgia (8 people, 12.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prozac (12 people, 19.05%)
- Depakote (11 people, 17.46%)
- Nucynta (9 people, 14.29%)
- Metformin (9 people, 14.29%)
- Baclofen (9 people, 14.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Decreased (15 people, 23.81%)
- Tremor (12 people, 19.05%)
- Hypotension (11 people, 17.46%)
- Fever (11 people, 17.46%)
- Nausea (10 people, 15.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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