diazepam and Serotonin syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Serotonin syndrome is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of diazepam, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drugs for < 1 month, also take medication Mirtazapine, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Serotonin syndrome with drugs with ingredients of diazepam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82,897 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of diazepam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 08, 2017

82,897 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of diazepam.
Among them, 453 people (0.55%) have Serotonin syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on drugs with ingredients of diazepam when people have Serotonin syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 52.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.05 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 19.05 %
  • 10+ years: 4.76 %

Gender of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking drugs with ingredients of diazepam *:

  • female: 55.76 %
  • male: 44.24 %

Age of people who have Serotonin syndrome when taking drugs with ingredients of diazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.69 %
  • 20-29: 13.45 %
  • 30-39: 34.47 %
  • 40-49: 23.47 %
  • 50-59: 9.54 %
  • 60+: 16.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (128 people, 28.26%)
  • Sedation (50 people, 11.04%)
  • Analgesic Therapy (46 people, 10.15%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (44 people, 9.71%)
  • Neck Pain (40 people, 8.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirtazapine (67 people, 14.79%)
  • Fluoxetine (65 people, 14.35%)
  • Clonazepam (57 people, 12.58%)
  • Omeprazole (53 people, 11.70%)
  • Lorazepam (52 people, 11.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Agitation (93 people, 20.53%)
  • Headache (76 people, 16.78%)
  • Hyperhidrosis (75 people, 16.56%)
  • Tremor (72 people, 15.89%)
  • Fever (69 people, 15.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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