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Review: could Valium cause Weight loss?





Summary: Weight loss is found among people who take Valium, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Stress and anxiety.

We study 20,046 people who have side effects while taking Valium from FDA and social media. Among them, 132 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.

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Valium

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (view latest outcomes from 21,816 users)

Weight loss

Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Weight loss 16,911 patients)

On Dec, 14, 2014: 20,046 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium. Among them, 132 people (0.66%) have Weight Loss.

Trend of Weight loss in Valium reports

Time on Valium when people have Weight loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight loss10.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%30.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Weight loss59.15%40.85%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight loss0.00%0.00%0.72%1.44%15.11%35.97%29.50%17.27%

Severity of Weight loss when taking Valium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Weight loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (40 people, 30.30%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (38 people, 28.79%)
  3. Depression (37 people, 28.03%)
  4. Insomnia (16 people, 12.12%)
  5. Schizophrenia (15 people, 11.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (70 people, 53.03%)
  2. Xanax (43 people, 32.58%)
  3. Risperdal (41 people, 31.06%)
  4. Zoloft (35 people, 26.52%)
  5. Celexa (28 people, 21.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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