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Review: could Avodart cause Hallucination (Hallucinations)?





Summary: Hallucination is found among people who take Avodart, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Sinemet, and have Parkinson's disease.

We study 8,168 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Avodart and have Hallucination >>>

Avodart

Avodart has active ingredients of dutasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Avodart 8,558 users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.(latest reports from Hallucination 30,019 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 8,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Avodart. Among them, 28 people (0.34%) have Hallucination.

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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    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.
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    (Asked by a 78 year old man who has Parkinson's Disease, Enlarged Prostate, and takes Avodart)
    Began Avodart for enlarged prostate and having difficulty urinating....3 nights later had transient global amnesia, lasting about 4 hours. Doctor does not think Avodart triggered the amnesia Has anyone had similar experience? I am hesitant about going back on the Avodart but need to address the p ...
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    (Asked by a 87 year old man who has Dry Mouth, Swollen Ankles And Feet, and takes Amlodipine Besylate, Tamsulosin, Avodart, Aspirin, Folic Acid)
    I am generally healthy and active for an octogenarian, but the dry mouth and swollen ankles do bother me.
  • The platelet count and avodark
    (Asked by a 54 year old man who takes Avodart)
    after taking 5 months avodart (July 13 2009-Dec 13 2009), platelet has started drop down. the platelet is only 13x10e9/L right now. Is the reason of platelet decrease due to avodart? How can stop the platelet keep decrease if the reason caused by avodart? Thanks LiG
  • I started taking avodart and some time later i had a rash on my back and arms and later a had a tickling (paresthesia i think it´s called) all over my body. is this process logical? i stopped taking
    (Asked by a 83 year old man who has Took Avodart For Enlarged Prostate., Enlarged Prostate, and takes Avodart, Diovan)
    I took Avodart several years ago, and I stopped after a while, because my doctor said it served no purpose. I don't remember correctly but I think I had then a sensation of itching. Several months ago I started again taking Avodart and some time later, I had a skin rash on my back and also the sens ...

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