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 6 - 12 months, also take medication Depakote, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with Valium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 30,254 people who have side effects when taking Valium from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 22, 2017
30,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 71 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: 50 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 50 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Valium *:
- female: 57.97 %
- male: 42.03 %
Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking Valium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.67 %
- 20-29: 10.0 %
- 30-39: 10.0 %
- 40-49: 26.67 %
- 50-59: 23.33 %
- 60+: 28.33 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (26 people, 36.62%)
- Pain (15 people, 21.13%)
- Procedural Pain (9 people, 12.68%)
- Nausea (8 people, 11.27%)
- High Blood Pressure (8 people, 11.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Depakote (13 people, 18.31%)
- Prozac (12 people, 16.90%)
- Zofran (10 people, 14.08%)
- Wellbutrin (10 people, 14.08%)
- Vytorin (10 people, 14.08%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Decreased (15 people, 21.13%)
- Tremor (13 people, 18.31%)
- Fever (12 people, 16.90%)
- Nausea (11 people, 15.49%)
- Hypotension (11 people, 15.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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