Review: could Valium cause Trigeminal neuralgia?
Summary: Trigeminal neuralgia is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Tegretol, and have Arthritis.
We study 20,063 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Trigeminal neuralgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Trigeminal neuralgia and more.
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Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 21,829 Valium users)
Trigeminal neuralgia (a painful condition of the nerve responsible for most facial sensation) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteopenia. (latest reports from 4,174 Trigeminal neuralgia patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 20,063 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 14 people (0.07%) have Trigeminal Neuralgia.
Time on Valium when people have Trigeminal neuralgia * :
Gender of people who have Trigeminal neuralgia when taking Valium * :
|Trigeminal neuralgia||92.86%||7.14% |
Age of people who have Trigeminal neuralgia when taking Valium * :
|Trigeminal neuralgia||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.69%||69.23%||23.08% |
Severity of Trigeminal neuralgia when taking Valium ** :
How people recovered from Trigeminal neuralgia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Arthritis (7 people, 50.00%)
- Pain (6 people, 42.86%)
- Hypertension (5 people, 35.71%)
- Breast cancer (5 people, 35.71%)
- Bone pain (5 people, 35.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tegretol (10 people, 71.43%)
- Neurontin (7 people, 50.00%)
- Levaquin (7 people, 50.00%)
- Elavil (6 people, 42.86%)
- Cyclobenzaprine (6 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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