Review: could Fentanyl cause Hallucinations?
We study 14,059 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 (latest outcomes from 14,387 users) has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain.
Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) (latest reports from 168,928 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.
On Jul, 22, 2014: 14,059 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 168,928 people who have Hallucinations on eHealthMe.
Time on Fentanyl when people have Hallucinations * :
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Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Fentanyl * :
Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Fentanyl * :
Severity of Hallucinations when taking Fentanyl ** :
How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (43 people, 48.86%)
- Depression (30 people, 34.09%)
- Breakthrough pain (17 people, 19.32%)
- Carcinoid tumour (14 people, 15.91%)
- Cancer pain (9 people, 10.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fentanyl citrate (86 people, 97.73%)
- Aspirin (35 people, 39.77%)
- Lyrica (35 people, 39.77%)
- Nexium (33 people, 37.50%)
- Acetaminophen (33 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Next day was fine normally working and smoking can't remember episode . Just remembers excessive vomiting, but normally when he has acid reflux vomiting he is very weak and tired and stomach burns for couple days later. Hallucinations after bringing him to, he got up walked to bed with help and sit edge bed fanning hand in air saying hold me hold me don't let them take, don't let them get me honey hold me tight.
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