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Review: could Fentanyl cause Hallucination (Hallucinations)?

Summary: Hallucination is found among people who take Fentanyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fentanyl citrate, and have Pain.

We study 14,068 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 14,400 Fentanyl users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, quit smoking, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 30,196 Hallucination patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 14,065 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 129 people (0.92%) have Hallucination.

Trend of Hallucination in Fentanyl reports

Time on Fentanyl when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination46.55%50.00%0.00%0.00%3.45%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Fentanyl * :

FemaleMale
Hallucination52.63%47.37%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Fentanyl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.00%0.61%2.45%1.84%6.13%6.75%39.26%42.94%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Fentanyl ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (43 people, 33.33%)
  2. Depression (31 people, 24.03%)
  3. Breakthrough pain (17 people, 13.18%)
  4. Carcinoid tumour (14 people, 10.85%)
  5. Cancer pain (9 people, 6.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fentanyl citrate (88 people, 68.22%)
  2. Acetaminophen (37 people, 28.68%)
  3. Aspirin (36 people, 27.91%)
  4. Lyrica (35 people, 27.13%)
  5. Nexium (34 people, 26.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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