Review: could Fentanyl cause Hallucinations?


Summary

Hallucinations is found among people who take Fentanyl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Pain . We study 31,482 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 276 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. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Fentanyl 13,494 users)

Hallucinations

Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, death, agitation, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 34,459 Hallucinations patients).

On Aug, 31, 2016

31,482 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl.
Among them, 276 people (0.88%) have Hallucinations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fentanyl cause Hallucinations?

Time on Fentanyl when people have Hallucinations *:

  • < 1 month: 68.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.39 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.44 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Fentanyl *:

  • female: 48.52 %
  • male: 51.48 %

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Fentanyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 1.75 %
  • 20-29: 3.95 %
  • 30-39: 2.63 %
  • 40-49: 10.96 %
  • 50-59: 25.88 %
  • 60+: 54.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (94 people, 34.06%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (35 people, 12.68%)
  • Cancer Pain (20 people, 7.25%)
  • Hypertension (18 people, 6.52%)
  • Depression (17 people, 6.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (60 people, 21.74%)
  • Aredia (56 people, 20.29%)
  • Zometa (54 people, 19.57%)
  • Aspirin (46 people, 16.67%)
  • Furosemide (42 people, 15.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (100 people, 36.23%)
  • Pain (81 people, 29.35%)
  • Anxiety (71 people, 25.72%)
  • Depression (58 people, 21.01%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (56 people, 20.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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