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Related topic: Vancomycin hydrochloride, Hallucinations

Review: could Vancomycin cause Hallucinations?

Summary: Hallucinations could be caused by Vancomycin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Omeprazole, and have Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.

We study 2,324 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Hallucinations. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucinations and more.

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Vancomycin hydrochloride

Vancomycin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 2,394 users) has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in mrsa infection.

Hallucinations

Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind) (latest reports from 165,225 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,334 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride. Among them, 6 people (0.26%) have Hallucinations. They amount to 0.00% of all the 166,822 people who have Hallucinations on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hallucinations in Vancomycin hydrochloride reports

Time on Vancomycin hydrochloride when people have Hallucinations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucinations100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hallucinations when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Hallucinations11.11%88.89%

Age of people who have Hallucinations when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucinations0.00%44.44%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%0.00%44.44%

Severity of Hallucinations when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hallucinations ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (2 people, 33.33%)
  2. Staphylococcal sepsis (2 people, 33.33%)
  3. Fusarium infection (1 people, 16.67%)
  4. Hypertension (1 people, 16.67%)
  5. Dyslipidaemia (1 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (5 people, 83.33%)
  2. Zovirax (5 people, 83.33%)
  3. Loratadine (4 people, 66.67%)
  4. Tacrolimus (4 people, 66.67%)
  5. Sertraline (4 people, 66.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (8 hours ago):

  • Want to know if this medicine is addicted and the side effects. Have been on it for 10yrs. I get very aggigated if I do not have it. Feel very overwhelm and get aggressive.an't function with it.

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Tactile hallucinations of unseen animal (?) biting at my feet in bed.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • after three(3) days of vancomycin 4 times per day to treat my c diff infection, woke up to find that i now had 3 or 4 black line floaters in the vision of my right eye on which i had had cataract surgery 8 weeks ago.
    will they go away when i stop the vancomycin?

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