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Diazepam Overdose Side Effects

Diazepam Overdose Side Effect Reports


The following Diazepam Overdose side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Overdose, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Diazepam or it might take time to develop.



Somnolence, Overdose, Sedation, Hyperhidrosis, Ataxia, Feeling Hot, Disturbance In Attention

This Overdose side effect was reported by a physician from GB. A 49-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Diazepam (dosage: NA), which was started on Aug 08, 2003. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Diazepam the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Somnolence
  • Overdose
  • Sedation
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Ataxia
  • Feeling Hot
  • Disturbance In Attention
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Diazepam.
Hyperpyrexia, Heat Stroke, Overdose

This Overdose Diazepam side effect was reported by a physician from ZA on Jan 22, 2014. A Female , 52 years of age, was treated with Diazepam. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Hyperpyrexia
  • Heat Stroke
  • Overdose
. Diazepam dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Hypotension, Bradycardia, Anuria, Overdose, Toxicity To Various Agents, Arrhythmia

This is a Diazepam side effect report of a 38-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: overdose, who was treated with Diazepam (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Overdose side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Hypotension
  • Bradycardia
  • Anuria
  • Overdose
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Arrhythmia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Diazepam treatment in female patients suffering from overdose, resulting in Overdose.

Overdose, Swelling Face, Feeling Abnormal

A 37-year-old patient (weight: NA) from GB with the following symptoms: NA started Diazepam treatment (dosage: NA) on Aug 30, 2012. Soon after starting Diazepam treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Overdose
  • Swelling Face
  • Feeling Abnormal
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Nitrazepam
  • Omeprazole
  • Codeine
  • Mirtazapine
  • Buprenorphine
  • Buprenorphine
  • Subutex (Sublingual Tablet)
  • Subutex (Sublingual Tablet, Started With Titration Of Subutex To 16 Mg, Supervised Consumption)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Diazepam side effects, such as Overdose.
Completed Suicide, Overdose, Substance Abuse

A patient from CA was prescribed and started Diazepam on Dec 04, 2013. Patient felt the following Diazepam side effects: completed suicide, overdose, substance abuse Additional patient health information: male , 37 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Diazepam dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cocaine
  • Hydroxyzine
  • Levamisole
  • Oxycodone
  • Zopiclone
Hypotension, Bradycardia, Anuria, Toxicity To Various Agents, Overdose

This report suggests a potential Diazepam Overdose side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 38-year-old female patient from RS (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Diazepam (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Diazepam the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Hypotension
  • Bradycardia
  • Anuria
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Overdose
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Verapamil
The patient was hospitalized. Although Diazepam demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Overdose, may still occur.
Overdose, Hypotension, Bradycardia, Anuria, Electrocardiogram Abnormal

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Nov 22, 2013 by a Female taking Diazepam (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: RS , 38 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diazepam side effects: overdose, hypotension, bradycardia, anuria, electrocardiogram abnormal. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Verapamil
The patient was hospitalized.
Overdose, Suicide Attempt, Toxicity To Various Agents, Respiratory Depression, Hypotonia, Hypotension, Hypoxic-ischaemic Encephalopathy, Parkinsonism, Central Nervous System Necrosis

This Overdose problem was reported by a physician from DE. A 43-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): suicide attempt.On NS a consumer started treatment with Diazepam (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Diazepam, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Overdose
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Respiratory Depression
  • Hypotonia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypoxic-ischaemic Encephalopathy
  • Parkinsonism
  • Central Nervous System Necrosis
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Overdose, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Overdose, Substance Abuse, Suicidal Behaviour

This is a Diazepam side effect report of a 25-year-old patient (weight: NA) from CA. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Diazepam (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Clonidine
  • Oxycodone
  • Rhovane
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Overdose
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Behaviour
This opens a possibility that Diazepam could cause Overdose and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Overdose, Suicide Attempt, Toxicity To Various Agents, Respiratory Depression, Hypotonia, Hypotension, Hypoxic-ischaemic Encephalopathy, Parkinsonism, Central Nervous System Necrosis

This Overdose side effect was reported by a physician from DE on Oct 31, 2013. A patient from DE , 43 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Diazepam. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Diazepam side effects: overdose, suicide attempt, toxicity to various agents, respiratory depression, hypotonia, hypotension, hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy, parkinsonism, central nervous system necrosis. Diazepam dosage: 250mg. The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. These side effects may potentially be related to Diazepam.
Cardiac Arrest, Dysarthria, Overdose, Somnolence

This Overdose side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CA. A 36-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Diazepam (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Cocaine
  • Elavil (canada)
  • Marijuana
  • Oxycodone
  • Seroquel
When starting to take Diazepam the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Dysarthria
  • Overdose
  • Somnolence
These side effects may potentially be related to Diazepam.
Overdose

This Overdose Diazepam side effect was reported by a health professional from AU on Dec 06, 2013. A male , 34 years of age, was treated with Diazepam. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Overdose
. Diazepam dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Mirtazapine
  • Morphine Sulfate
  • Seroquel
  • Xanax
Overdose, Pulmonary Oedema

This is a Diazepam side effect report of a 35-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Diazepam (dosage:Unk, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Doxepin Hcl (Unk)
  • Nordazepam
, and developed a serious reaction and a Overdose side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Overdose
  • Pulmonary Oedema
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Diazepam treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Overdose.
Suicide Attempt, Overdose, Loss Of Consciousness, Sopor

A 52-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from IT with the following symptoms: depression started Diazepam treatment (dosage: NA) on Jun 23, 2013. Soon after starting Diazepam treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Overdose
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Sopor
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Citalopram
  • Quetiapine
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Diazepam side effects, such as Overdose.
Suicide Attempt, Overdose, Loss Of Consciousness, Sopor

A female patient from IT was prescribed and started Diazepam on Sep 25, 2013. After Diazepam was administered, patient encountered several Diazepam side effects: suicide attempt, overdose, loss of consciousness, sopor Additional patient health information: Female , 52 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Diazepam dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Citalopram
  • Quetiapine
The patient was hospitalized.
Suicide Attempt, Overdose, Loss Of Consciousness, Sopor

This report suggests a potential Diazepam Overdose side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 52-year-old female patient from IT (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): depression and used Diazepam (dosage: NA) starting Jun 23, 2013. Soon after starting Diazepam the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Overdose
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Sopor
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Citalopram
  • Quetiapine
The patient was hospitalized. Although Diazepam demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Overdose, may still occur.
Overdose

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Sep 24, 2013 by a male taking Diazepam (dosage: NA) . Location: AU , 38 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Diazepam side effects: overdose. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Nordiazepam
  • Alprazolam
  • Methadone
Toxicity To Various Agents, Overdose

This Overdose problem was reported by a physician from NO. A 27-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Diazepam (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Oxycontin (160 Mg, Single?80 Mg Depottabletter?prolonged-release Tablet)
  • Cannabis
  • Alcohol
When commencing Diazepam, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Overdose
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Overdose, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Serotonin Syndrome, Suicide Attempt, Overdose

This is a Diazepam side effect report of a 30-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: suicide attempt and was treated with Diazepam (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Moclobemide
  • Trazodone
  • Venlafaxine
  • Zolpidem
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Overdose
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Diazepam could cause Overdose and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Overdose, Toxicity To Various Agents, Exposure During Pregnancy

This Overdose side effect was reported by a health professional from GB on Dec 05, 2013. A female patient from GB , 42 years of age, was treated with Diazepam. Patient felt the following Diazepam side effects: overdose, toxicity to various agents, exposure during pregnancy. Diazepam dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Cannabis Sativa
  • Cocaine
  • Ibuprofen
  • Subutex
  • Desmethyldiazepam
  • Oxazepam
These side effects may potentially be related to Diazepam.
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Diazepam Overdose Causes and Reviews


Opioids, sometimes called narcotics, are a type of drug. They include strong prescription pain relievers, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, and tramadol. The illegal drug heroin is also an opioid. Some opioids are made from the opium plant, and others are synthetic (man-made).

A doctor may give you a prescription opioid to reduce pain after you have had a major injury or surgery. You may get them if you have severe pain from health conditions like cancer. Some doctors prescribe them for chronic pain.

Opioids can cause side effects such as drowsiness, mental fog, nausea, and constipation. They may also cause slowed breathing, which can lead to Overdose deaths. If someone has signs of an Overdose, call 9-1-1:

  • The person's face is extremely pale and/or feels clammy to the touch
  • Their body goes limp
  • Their fingernails or lips have a purple or blue color
  • They start vomiting or making gurgling noises
  • They cannot be awakened or are unable to speak
  • Their breathing or heartbeat slows or stops

Other risks of using prescription opioids include dependence and addiction. Dependence means feeling withdrawal symptoms when not taking the drug. Addiction is a chronic brain disease that causes a person to compulsively seek out drugs, even though they cause harm. The risks of dependence and addiction are higher if you abuse the medicines. Abuse can include taking too much medicine, taking someone else's medicine, taking it in a different way than you are supposed to, or taking the medicine to get high.

Opioid abuse, addiction, and Overdoses are serious public health problems in the United States. Another problem is that more women are abusing opioids during pregnancy. This can lead to babies being addicted and going through withdrawal, known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Opioid abuse may sometimes also lead to heroin use, because some people switch from prescription opioids to heroin.

The main treatment for prescription opioid addiction is medication-assisted treatment (MAT). It includes medicines, counseling, and support from family and friends. MAT can help you stop using the drug, get through withdrawal, and cope with cravings. There is also a medicine called naloxone which can reverse the effects of an opioid Overdose and prevent death, if it is given in time.

To prevent problems with prescription opioids, be sure to follow your doctor's instructions when taking them. Do not share your medicines with anyone else. Contact your doctor if you have any concerns about taking the medicines.

NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse


Diazepam Overdose Reviews

Wed, 28 Apr 2010

I had been prescribed Valium at one point for anxiety. Months after my anxiety had subsided (I was on Celexa), I took valium when I was having trouble sleeping one night. I felt asleep quickly but woke up in the middle of the night from a nightmare and was the most scared I have ever been in my life. I was afraid and in panic and didn't want to be alone. I felt like a little kid again. I went into my roommates room and slept on the floor. The next day I flushed the rest of them down the toilet.

Tue, 11 May 2010

Did you it help? no more nightmares?

Tue, 12 Jan 2010

1-09 When I took a very small amount, 2.5 mg, it just relaxed me. I took it to get on the plane. But when I took 5 or 10 (rx'd by my doc for muscle spasms that woke me up) I had nightmares. I seldom if ever had nightmares, and never about people I knew. These nightmares were about family members, and in each case, I woke crying. The dreams are so vivid I know I'll have to stop taking the med - except in very small amounts on occasion, for anxiety.

Thu, 12 May 2011

My doctor prescribed valium for stress and anxiety. I have had very strange and lucid dreams. I am also taking antibiotics, lovenox,and nadalol, for some serious medical conditions. *DONT_KNOW*

Mon, 27 Jun 2011

i take 50 Diazepam 5 m tab what is the side effect?

Thu, 21 Jan 2010
my daughter has taken diasepam25mg for many years.could this cause longterm memory loss?she also takes 85mg methedone also smokes weed.which of them would cause the memory loss most?
Sun, 15 Aug 2010
I have had a very similar experience however I have terrifying and vivid nightmares the following night after a sound nights sleep has already been had. Most of the dreams end with me thinking that I have woken up and that I am having horrible hallucinations before realizing that I am still asleep.
Tue, 14 Dec 2010
<span>Anon- I would say the weed would cause the MOST memory loss used over time also depending on how strong it is ie, (haze, kush....dro...regs from 60's with seeds) THE STONGER it is the faster the brain cells go! As far as the valium/diazapam or xanex at the time of use will make you for get things as well as forgetting what you had done or said in that period of time. I hope this helps you! </span>
Fri, 31 Dec 2010
i find that taking Diazepam 5mg twice a day i get totally relaxed and sleep well.My coordination would not be the best so i do avoid driving.The only problem i seem to be having regarding it is that i needto take it every day or i become agitated,anxious,and down.I hope that this does not mean i am becoming dependant on it but it helps me get through the day
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