Valium and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Valium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,238 people who have side effects when taking Valium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

29,238 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 1,035 people (3.54%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause Weight gain?

Time on Valium when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 36.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 5.26 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Valium *:

  • female: 70.18 %
  • male: 29.82 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Valium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.85 %
  • 20-29: 6.11 %
  • 30-39: 12.82 %
  • 40-49: 30.4 %
  • 50-59: 25.52 %
  • 60+: 24.3 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (181 people, 17.49%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (172 people, 16.62%)
  • Depression (135 people, 13.04%)
  • Sleep Disorder (96 people, 9.28%)
  • Muscle Spasms (78 people, 7.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (154 people, 14.88%)
  • Seroquel (144 people, 13.91%)
  • Lyrica (138 people, 13.33%)
  • Percocet (124 people, 11.98%)
  • Zoloft (118 people, 11.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (239 people, 23.09%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (210 people, 20.29%)
  • Nausea (191 people, 18.45%)
  • Depression (191 people, 18.45%)
  • Headache (186 people, 17.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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