Diastat and Jitters - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Jitters is found among people who take Diastat, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Diastat and have Jitters. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,781 people who have side effects when taking Diastat from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Sep, 12, 2022

1,781 people reported to have side effects when taking Diastat.
Among them, 34 people (1.91%) have Jitters.

What is Diastat?

Diastat has active ingredients of diazepam. eHealthMe is studying from 1,791 Diastat users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Jitters?

Jitters (to make someone nervous or frightened) is found to be associated with 4,758 drugs and 5,018 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Diastat and Jitters reports submitted per year:

Could Diastat cause Jitters?

Gender of people who have Jitters when taking Diastat *:

  • female: 42.86 %
  • male: 57.14 %

Age of people who have Jitters when taking Diastat *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 30.77 %
  • 10-19: 15.38 %
  • 20-29: 15.38 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 7.69 %

Common drugs people take besides Diastat *:

  1. Afinitor: 13 people, 38.24%
  2. Singulair: 12 people, 35.29%
  3. Ativan: 11 people, 32.35%
  4. Prozac: 10 people, 29.41%
  5. Keppra: 10 people, 29.41%
  6. Zoloft: 9 people, 26.47%
  7. Lamictal: 9 people, 26.47%
  8. Trileptal: 9 people, 26.47%
  9. Kenalog: 8 people, 23.53%
  10. Zyrtec: 6 people, 17.65%

Common side effects people have besides Jitters *:

  1. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain): 13 people, 38.24%
  2. Diarrhea: 10 people, 29.41%
  3. Drug Level Decreased: 9 people, 26.47%
  4. Oral Mucosal Blistering (mouth ulcer): 9 people, 26.47%
  5. Blood Sodium Decreased: 9 people, 26.47%
  6. Otitis (ear infection): 9 people, 26.47%
  7. Lip Blister: 8 people, 23.53%
  8. Gastroenteritis Viral (inflammation of stomach and intestine caused by virus infection): 8 people, 23.53%
  9. Fever: 8 people, 23.53%
  10. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 8 people, 23.53%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Astrocytoma, Low Grade (low grade tumour of the brain that originate in a particular kind of glial-cells): 7 people, 20.59%
  2. Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (epilepsy characterized by frequent seizures and different seizure types): 6 people, 17.65%
  3. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain): 5 people, 14.71%
  4. Brain Neoplasm Benign (non-cancerous tumour of brain): 4 people, 11.76%
  5. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 3 people, 8.82%
  6. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 2 people, 5.88%
  7. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 2 people, 5.88%
  8. Depression: 1 person, 2.94%
  9. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples): 1 person, 2.94%
  10. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 1 person, 2.94%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Diastat and have Jitters?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on diazepam (the active ingredients of Diastat) and Diastat (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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