Lariam and Delusion - from FDA reports

Delusion is found among people who take Lariam, especially for people who are male, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Valium, and have Depression. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,017 people who have side effects when taking Lariam from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 15, 2018

3,017 people reported to have side effects when taking Lariam.
Among them, 73 people (2.42%) have Delusion

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Lariam when people have Delusion *:

  • < 1 month: 63.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.32 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Delusion when taking Lariam *:

  • female: 47.83 %
  • male: 52.17 %

Age of people who have Delusion when taking Lariam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.45 %
  • 20-29: 27.42 %
  • 30-39: 14.52 %
  • 40-49: 22.58 %
  • 50-59: 16.13 %
  • 60+: 12.9 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression: 7 people, 9.59%
  2. Preventive Health Care: 1 person, 1.37%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Valium: 8 people, 10.96%
  2. Prozac: 7 people, 9.59%
  3. Aricept: 3 people, 4.11%
  4. Ludiomil: 2 people, 2.74%
  5. Haloperidol: 1 person, 1.37%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur): 28 people, 38.36%
  2. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 19 people, 26.03%
  3. Aggression: 16 people, 21.92%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 15 people, 20.55%
  5. Memory Loss: 13 people, 17.81%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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