Review: could Folic acid cause Hallucinations?
We study 84,079 people who have side effects while taking Folic acid from FDA and social media. Among them, 255 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.
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Folic acid (latest outcomes from 84,732 users) has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) (latest reports from 167,783 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 84,072 people reported to have side effects when taking Folic acid. Among them, 255 people (0.30%) have Hallucinations. They amount to 0.15% of all the 168,856 people who have Hallucinations on eHealthMe.
Time on Folic acid when people have Hallucinations * :
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Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Folic acid * :
Severity of Hallucinations when taking Folic acid ** :
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How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (48 people, 18.82%)
- Multiple myeloma (36 people, 14.12%)
- Seborrhoeic dermatitis (33 people, 12.94%)
- Hypertension (31 people, 12.16%)
- Depression (31 people, 12.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (78 people, 30.59%)
- Lasix (55 people, 21.57%)
- Vitamin e (48 people, 18.82%)
- Allopurinol (42 people, 16.47%)
- Compazine (39 people, 15.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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The abnormal dreams & mild hallucinations came only after starting the methylprednisolone a few days ago. They happen primarily when I am sleeping. I woke up last night with very unusual dreams & head/brain pain, and was quite concerned. I had taken 1 methylprednisolone & 1 cymbalta before bed. Earlier in the day, I had taken 2 methylprednisolone & 2 tramadol before a nap, and had similar, though not as severe issues. Trying to figure out what the interaction problem is. I did not take the muscle relaxant (cyclopenzaprine) before bed since I started the cortico steroid pack.
britsarmymom on Apr, 26, 2014:
Mother just survived near brush with respiratory arrest. Hallucinated at night on Tramadol, argumentative with RN who reported her to MD. He planned to ADD Seroquel 25 mg to Tramadol, Neurontin, Remeron and Ativan in rehab facility. She declined Tramadol and Seroquel and was still so sedated her pulse ox went down to 84 with long periods of apnea and need for constant obs with frequent rousing for airway. MAJOR struggle with RN to get 02 and MD agreed to no more Tramodol at night and absolutely no Seroquel. How many elderly are lost this way?
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