Could Ibuprofen cause Hallucinations - from FDA reports


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 67,458 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA. Among them, 343 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 96,226 users)

Hallucinations

Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 35,319 Hallucinations patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

67,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 343 people (0.51%) have Hallucinations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Hallucinations?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Hallucinations *:

  • < 1 month: 80.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.78 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.78 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 56.42 %
  • male: 43.58 %

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.84 %
  • 10-19: 3.46 %
  • 20-29: 14.19 %
  • 30-39: 10.38 %
  • 40-49: 14.88 %
  • 50-59: 15.92 %
  • 60+: 36.33 %

Severity of Hallucinations **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 87.5 %
  • severe: 12.5 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Chantix (68 people, 19.83%)
  • Acetaminophen (52 people, 15.16%)
  • Neurontin (49 people, 14.29%)
  • Zoloft (46 people, 13.41%)
  • Aspirin (44 people, 12.83%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Quit Smoking (42 people, 12.24%)
  • Nasopharyngitis (32 people, 9.33%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (27 people, 7.87%)
  • Depression (27 people, 7.87%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 7.29%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (94 people, 27.41%)
  • Confusional State (73 people, 21.28%)
  • Memory Loss (65 people, 18.95%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (64 people, 18.66%)
  • Insomnia (55 people, 16.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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