Review: Weight gain in Valium
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 23, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain (Weight increased) by studying 19,110 people who take Valium. We analyze: the time on Valium when people have Weight gain, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Valium. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Valium (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, muscle spasms, insomnia, muscle relaxant therapy. Commonly reported side effects of Valium include nausea, nausea aggravated, depression, anxiety nec, depression nec.
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 19,091 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 743 people (3.89%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Valium when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||30.00%||10.00%||30.00%||10.00%||0.00%||10.00%||10.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Valium * :
|Weight gain||67.74%||32.26% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Valium * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.47%||4.19%||12.89%||35.09%||24.07%||23.29% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Valium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (173 people, 23.28%)
- Anxiety (134 people, 18.03%)
- Depression (100 people, 13.46%)
- Muscle spasms (70 people, 9.42%)
- Sleep disorder (69 people, 9.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (140 people, 18.84%)
- Aspirin (127 people, 17.09%)
- Seroquel (114 people, 15.34%)
- Prilosec (109 people, 14.67%)
- Percocet (109 people, 14.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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