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Review: could Valium cause Weight gain?

We study 20,038 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 782 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Valium

Valium (latest outcomes from 21,800 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,551 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 20,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 782 people (3.90%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.15% of all the 527,412 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Valium reports

Time on Valium when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain20.00%33.33%20.00%6.67%0.00%13.33%6.67%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain69.11%30.89%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%0.43%4.05%13.31%35.60%23.44%23.15%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Valium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (184 people, 23.53%)
  2. Anxiety (147 people, 18.80%)
  3. Depression (105 people, 13.43%)
  4. Sleep disorder (81 people, 10.36%)
  5. Muscle spasms (72 people, 9.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (147 people, 18.80%)
  2. Aspirin (132 people, 16.88%)
  3. Seroquel (128 people, 16.37%)
  4. Percocet (112 people, 14.32%)
  5. Zoloft (111 people, 14.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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