Review: could Valium cause Serotonin syndrome?
Summary: Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Depakote, and have Depression.
We study 20,063 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 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 21,826 Valium 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, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 6,558 Serotonin syndrome patients)
On Jan, 31, 2015: 20,056 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 48 people (0.24%) have Serotonin Syndrome.
Time on Valium when people have Serotonin syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||0.00%||83.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Valium * :
|Serotonin syndrome||48.94%||51.06% |
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Valium * :
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||2.27%||11.36%||11.36%||27.27%||6.82%||40.91% |
Severity of Serotonin syndrome when taking Valium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Serotonin syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Serotonin syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (14 people, 29.17%)
- Migraine prophylaxis (7 people, 14.58%)
- Back pain (7 people, 14.58%)
- Migraine (6 people, 12.50%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Depakote (11 people, 22.92%)
- Topamax (9 people, 18.75%)
- Baclofen (9 people, 18.75%)
- Effexor xr (9 people, 18.75%)
- Diovan (8 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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