Valium and External ear cellulitis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


External ear cellulitis is reported only by a few people who take Valium.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Valium and have External ear cellulitis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,133 people who have side effects while taking Valium from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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 Mar, 21, 2023

43,133 people reported to have side effects when taking Valium.
Among them, 2 people (0.0%) have External ear cellulitis.

What is Valium?

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. eHealthMe is studying from 46,103 Valium users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is External ear cellulitis?

External ear cellulitis (outer ear skin infection) is found to be associated with 228 drugs and 84 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Valium and External ear cellulitis reports submitted per year:

Could Valium cause External ear cellulitis?

Gender of people who have External ear cellulitis when taking Valium *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have External ear cellulitis when taking Valium *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Valium *:

  1. Viagra: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Tysabri: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Tylenol: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Proventil: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Micardis: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Hizentra: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Epipen: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Benadryl: 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Advair Hfa: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides External ear cellulitis *:

  1. Urinary Tract Infection: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Skin Bacterial Infection: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Septic Encephalopathy (disorder or disease of the brain due to blood infection with bacteria): 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Scratch: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function): 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Pneumonia Aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree): 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Infection: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. General Symptom: 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Death: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 1 person, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Immunodeficiency Common Variable: 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Valium and have External ear cellulitis?

Check whether External ear cellulitis is associated with a drug or a condition

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 Valium) and Valium (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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