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 58,018 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 294 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,642 Ibuprofen users)
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 24,286 Hallucinations patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 58,018 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 294 people (0.51%) have Hallucinations.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Hallucinations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Ibuprofen * :
Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Ibuprofen * :
Severity of Hallucinations when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (59 people, 20.07%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (42 people, 14.29%)
- Nasopharyngitis (32 people, 10.88%)
- Depression (26 people, 8.84%)
- Anxiety (26 people, 8.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Chantix (63 people, 21.43%)
- Aspirin (53 people, 18.03%)
- Acetaminophen (47 people, 15.99%)
- Zoloft (46 people, 15.65%)
- Neurontin (43 people, 14.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Vitamin D, Metoprolol Tartrate, Pantoprazole, Losartan, Pravastatin Sodium, Topiramate for a 45-year old woman with Back Pain, Health, High Blood Pressure, Stomach Acid, Total Cholesterol, Seizures. The patient has Vertigo-associated Disorders, Aural Fullness, Eye Twitch, Chills, Headache - Migraine With Aura, Fatigue, Lump In The Neck, Restlessness, Weakness, Body Numbness, Confusion, Pressure Sore, Ringing In The Ears, Dizzy
- A study of side effects of Advil for a 54-year old woman with Headache. The patient has Anaphylactic Shock (severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance)
- A study of side effects of Plavix for a 52-year old man with Surgical Vascular Shunt. The patient has Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind), Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
- A study of drug interactions between Motrin, Hydroxyzine Pamoate, Zoloft for a 38-year old woman with Toothache, Anxiety, Depression. The patient has Skin Spots - Red
- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
Recent Ibuprofen related drug comparison:
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.
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