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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Hallucinations?





Summary: Hallucinations is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Chantix, and have Pain.

We study 57,979 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 290 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 61,602 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 Hallucinations 24,107 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 57,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 293 people (0.51%) have Hallucinations.

Trend of Hallucinations in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Hallucinations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucinations75.00%9.38%6.25%3.12%3.12%3.12%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Hallucinations59.26%40.74%

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucinations0.00%4.31%1.96%14.51%10.98%16.08%15.29%36.86%

Severity of Hallucinations when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hallucinations0.00%85.71%14.29%0.00%

How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hallucinations50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (59 people, 20.14%)
  2. Smoking cessation therapy (42 people, 14.33%)
  3. Nasopharyngitis (32 people, 10.92%)
  4. Depression (26 people, 8.87%)
  5. Anxiety (26 people, 8.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (63 people, 21.50%)
  2. Aspirin (53 people, 18.09%)
  3. Acetaminophen (47 people, 16.04%)
  4. Zoloft (46 people, 15.70%)
  5. Neurontin (43 people, 14.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Had a bloody ejaculate twice lately. only blood. can it be related to cialis and/or ibuprofen?
    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Back Pain, and takes Ibuprofen, Cialis)
    last two ejaculations a week apart resulted in all blood ejaculate. Dark old looking blood, not bright red & fresh. No semen.
    Gonna tell my doctor soon. What should I be concerned about. Could it be ralated to ibuprofen or cialis usage?
    i dont have any known predisposing conditions.
  • Wondering if dexilant is causing my problem (2 answers)
    (Asked by a 61 year old man who has Do Not Urinate Much In Evening, Have To Urinate 3 Or 4 Times At Night, and takes Methocarbamol And Aspirin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Ibuprofen, Rosuvastatin Calcium, Atenolol, Ramipril, Amlodipine, Dexilant )
    have had my prostate checked by urologist and prostate is slightly enlarged but not enough to cause problems.urinary track ok,bladder ok etc.
    drank a liter of water and bladder emptied ok in test.
    seem to urinate good after consuming coffee or beer but lately having more whiskey than beer.
    when I drink whiskey I don't urinate much in evening but have to get up 3 or 4 times during the night to urinate.amlodipine,ramipril,atenolol are for blood pressure.
    rosuvastatin for cholesterol,methocarbonal for sore back,pseudoephedrine and ibuprofen are for sinus headaches caused from smoking cigarettes.
    so anybody out there think dexilant might be causing my urinating during the night problem ?
    plus when I do go during the night I don't seem to completely empty my bladder!
    any ideas ?
    mike.

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