eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Advanced tools
Browse all drugs       All conditions, symptoms, side effects

Review: could Fentanyl cause Hallucinations?

We study 14,062 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.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Fentanyl and have Hallucinations >>>

Fentanyl

Fentanyl (latest outcomes from 14,392 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.

Hallucinations

Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) (latest reports from 167,449 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Aug, 22, 2014: 14,061 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 88 people (0.63%) have Hallucinations. They amount to 0.05% of all the 169,135 people who have Hallucinations on eHealthMe.

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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Fentanyl and have Hallucinations
- group for people who take Fentanyl
- group for people who have Hallucinations

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I went to a Rheumatologist and he said I have Hashimoto disease and said its not serious enough to take meds for. The test is - Thyroid Peroxidase Antiboties - my number is 363. It says that is should be <9. I was wondering if these medications I am on could be causing abnormal reading. I do have severe inflammation due to serious injuries.

    Reply

    matypoe on Aug, 28, 2014:

    Please get treated! Go to a functional medicine doctor...those antibodies are way too high, no matter what the root cause...pick up the book Stop the Thyroid Madness, as well as The Root Cause by Isabela Wentz. Also check out Mary Shomon. There are FB Support Groups as well, including Hashimoto's 411, For Thyroid Patients Only, several others to find information and support, where we are all Hashi's sufferers. Please be your own best advocate and get to the right doctor (not an endo despite what you may have been led to believe) who will actually help you! I am a long time Hashimoto's patient, trust me!

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I was on lithium when first diagnosed with Graves disease-now stopped. I had a few episodes of what is understood to be serotonin syndrome. I had submandibular gland removed 3 years ago. I had bad foot infection (both feet) 3 years ago. I always suffered with depression and anxiety/social always. I was on Effexor 225mg for 3 years now I take 150mg moclobimide twice a day. I stopped Effexor and lithium together when it was supposed that it could have caused serotonin syndrome. Thank you

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • My husband is taken Dilaudid while in the hospital & I have repeatedly told the doctor that they have given him too much. He gets restless, irritated, impatient, see things that are not there, etc. He wants to argue with me, says things that make no sense, then gets angry when I don't understand what he wants, etc.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Fentanyl, Hallucinations

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Higher than a kite, and dumber than one of those saying i can no longer remember!
    I told my shrink I didn't want to try anymore antidepressants... that they make me crazy-stupid(pristiq), crazy-nympho(wellbutrin), or crazy-sloth(lexapro). I have complex ptsd, did, and gad. I really don't want to take anything... I just want to work out, eat right, and try to put myself back on tr ...

  • Http://www.ehealthme.com/cs/broken+bone/hallucination
    On the 20th of August 2012 I fell downstairs and broke my left arm/shoulder and ribs. I also had many open cuts from my elbow to my wrist; the whole arm and hand was severely swollen; huge purple marks on arm thigh and chest. These have all healed. However the arm/shoulder has healed out of joint an ...

  • Living with chronic pain while battling with psychological disorders.
    I have had back problems since 2004. I have been on pain management since 2007. A year ago I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. Not only does fibromyalgia cause deep wide spread pain, it also makes me feel lethargic, fluish, and greatly effects my daily life. I also have some psychological conditions ...

More reviews for: Fentanyl, Hallucinations

On eHealthMe, Fentanyl (fentanyl citrate) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Fentanyl is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Fentanyl used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

   

All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.