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Review: could Fentanyl cause Hallucination?

Summary: Hallucination could be caused by Fentanyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Fentanyl citrate, and have Pain.

We study 14,049 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 (latest outcomes from 14,378 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) (latest reports from 165,281 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 14,029 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 129 people (0.92%) have Hallucination. They amount to 0.08% of all the 167,303 people who have Hallucination on eHealthMe.

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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  • Tactile hallucinations of unseen animal (?) biting at my feet in bed.

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  • Mother suffers from hallucinations - takes Atenolol, Lisinopril and Lasix

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