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Review: could Avodart cause Hallucination?

We study 8,162 people who have side effects while taking Avodart from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Avodart

Avodart (latest outcomes from 8,551 users) has active ingredients of dutasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) (latest reports from 169,838 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 8,162 people reported to have side effects when taking Avodart. Among them, 28 people (0.34%) have Hallucination. They amount to 0.02% of all the 169,838 people who have Hallucination on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hallucination in Avodart reports

Time on Avodart when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination75.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Avodart * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.85%3.85%92.31%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Avodart ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Parkinson's disease (6 people, 21.43%)
  2. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (5 people, 17.86%)
  3. Prostatic disorder (2 people, 7.14%)
  4. Prostatism (2 people, 7.14%)
  5. Hiccups (2 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sinemet (7 people, 25.00%)
  2. Flomax (6 people, 21.43%)
  3. Allopurinol (5 people, 17.86%)
  4. Aspirin (5 people, 17.86%)
  5. Cymbalta (4 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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