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What could cause Hallucinations for a 88-year old woman?

This is a personalized study for a 88 year old female patient who has Dementia, Depression - Elderly. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 281 female patients aged 88 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Aricept (latest outcomes from 15,459 users) has active ingredients of donepezil hydrochloride. It is often used in memory loss.

Zoloft (latest outcomes from 78,214 users) has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

What are the conditions

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 45,315 patients) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Seroquel, Donepezil, Exelon, Donepezil Hydrochloride.

Depression - elderly (latest reports from 361 patients) can be treated by Lexapro, Zoloft, Citalopram Hydrobromide, Celexa, Cymbalta, Mirtazapine.

What is the symptom

Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) (latest reports from 168,233 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 281 females aged 83 (±5) who take Aricept, Zoloft are studied

Aricept, Zoloft outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 83

Gender: female

Conditions: Dementia, Depression - Elderly

Drugs taking:
- Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride): used for < 1 month
- Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride): used for 1 - 6 months

Drug interactions have: moderate hallucinations

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Hallucinations 0 (0.00% of females aged 83 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Hallucinations in Dementia37 (2.72% of females aged 83 (±5) who have Dementia)
Hallucinations in Depression - Elderly0 (0.00% of females aged 83 (±5) who have Depression - elderly)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Hallucinations in Aricept60 (1.50% of females aged 83 (±5) who take Aricept)
Hallucinations in Zoloft37 (1.40% of females aged 83 (±5) who take Zoloft)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Aricept is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Zoloft is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DiarrhoeaRespiratory DistressFemoral Neck FractureArthritisHypernatraemian/an/aDepressed Level Of Consciousness
NauseaGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationAnaemiaShort-term Memory LossFallConfusional State
HeadacheDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessHallucinationInsomnia Related To Another Mental ConditionConfusional StateFall
Atrial FibrillationHepatitis FulminantDizzinessDisorientationConfusion
Sinus BradycardiaPneumonia AspirationPsychomotor RetardationMalnutritionSedation
Supraventricular ExtrasystolesHepatomegalyRunny NoseHypothyroidismDehydration
MalaiseRenal Failure AcuteHigh Blood PressurePsychomotor RetardationNausea
Atrial TachycardiaAmmonia IncreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedHydrocephalusDysphagia
Renal FailureDeliriumLower Leg PainMemory ImpairmentSpeech Disorder Nec
Blood Glucose DecreasedAsthmaNauseaGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationLiver Function Tests Nos Abnormal

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Aricept and have Hallucinations
- support group for people who take Zoloft and have Hallucinations
- support group for people who have Hallucinations and Depression - Elderly
- support group for people who have Dementia
- support group for people who have Depression - Elderly
- support group for people who take Aricept
- support group for people who take Zoloft

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (10 months ago):

  • donepezil HCl
    sertraline HCl

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • fet sick from pravastatin
    black stools
    took aricept and doctor and guardian put me in memorory loss care facility cause I would not take the medication because make me sick it is poison me
    i have 2d grade achool from poland an can't read or write good
    I feel like they are killing me with drugs

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Have feelings similar to hangover.. Sometimes short lived other times all day. Tiredness and malaise.

    Reply

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