Review: could Percocet cause Hallucinations?


Summary

Hallucinations is found among people who take Percocet, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 34,520 people who have side effects while taking Percocet from FDA and social media. Among them, 340 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.

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Percocet

Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 38,610 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 Sep, 16, 2016

34,520 people reported to have side effects when taking Percocet.
Among them, 340 people (0.98%) have Hallucinations


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Percocet cause Hallucinations?

Time on Percocet when people have Hallucinations *:

  • < 1 month: 68.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Percocet *:

  • female: 68.45 %
  • male: 31.55 %

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Percocet *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.39 %
  • 10-19: 1.56 %
  • 20-29: 5.84 %
  • 30-39: 9.73 %
  • 40-49: 25.68 %
  • 50-59: 19.84 %
  • 60+: 36.96 %

Severity if Hallucinations when taking Percocet **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (79 people, 23.24%)
  • Depression (38 people, 11.18%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (30 people, 8.82%)
  • Metastases To Bone (29 people, 8.53%)
  • Anxiety (26 people, 7.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (89 people, 26.18%)
  • Ativan (83 people, 24.41%)
  • Neurontin (69 people, 20.29%)
  • Oxycontin (64 people, 18.82%)
  • Aspirin (58 people, 17.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (121 people, 35.59%)
  • Pain (111 people, 32.65%)
  • Headache (86 people, 25.29%)
  • Confusional State (84 people, 24.71%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (83 people, 24.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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