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Review: could Fentanyl cause Hallucinations?

Summary: Hallucinations is found among people who take Fentanyl, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fentanyl citrate, and have Pain.

We study 14,065 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 129 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 14,396 Fentanyl users)

Hallucinations

Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, quit smoking, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 24,264 Hallucinations patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 14,064 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 88 people (0.63%) have Hallucinations.

Trend of Hallucinations in Fentanyl reports

Time on Fentanyl when people have Hallucinations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucinations38.78%57.14%0.00%0.00%4.08%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Fentanyl * :

FemaleMale
Hallucinations52.71%47.29%

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Fentanyl * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucinations0.00%0.82%2.46%2.46%2.46%3.28%50.82%37.70%

Severity of Hallucinations when taking Fentanyl ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (43 people, 48.86%)
  2. Depression (30 people, 34.09%)
  3. Breakthrough pain (17 people, 19.32%)
  4. Carcinoid tumour (14 people, 15.91%)
  5. Cancer pain (9 people, 10.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fentanyl citrate (86 people, 97.73%)
  2. Aspirin (35 people, 39.77%)
  3. Lyrica (35 people, 39.77%)
  4. Nexium (33 people, 37.50%)
  5. Acetaminophen (33 people, 37.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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