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Review: could Valium cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
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 - 6 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Pain.
We study 20,044 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 (latest outcomes from 21,811 users) has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Weight gain (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 13, 2014: 20,044 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 782 people (3.90%) 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||20.00%||33.33%||20.00%||6.67%||0.00%||13.33%||6.67% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Valium * :
|Weight gain||69.11%||30.89% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Valium * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.43%||4.05%||13.31%||35.60%||23.44%||23.15% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Valium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||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 (184 people, 23.53%)
- Anxiety (147 people, 18.80%)
- Depression (105 people, 13.43%)
- Sleep disorder (81 people, 10.36%)
- Muscle spasms (72 people, 9.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (147 people, 18.80%)
- Aspirin (132 people, 16.88%)
- Seroquel (128 people, 16.37%)
- Percocet (112 people, 14.32%)
- Zoloft (111 people, 14.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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