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Is it common for benzodiazepines to cause hallucinations?

Is it common for benzodiazepines to cause hallucinations?

Not uncommon at all: Just ask my son what he remembers when he was in the hospital for abdominal pain, was given Ativan (lorazepam) and then, saw needles and syringes on the floor of his room to the point where he wouldn't get out of bed. He also ran and locked himself in the bathroom when his mother walked in screaming she was a witch and there to eat him. Any other questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi Use Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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Hallucinations (Definition)

Hallucinations involve sensing things while awake that appear to be real, but instead have been ...Read more


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Please suggest what type of brain tumour causes hallucinations?

Please suggest what type of brain tumour causes hallucinations?

All of them can: Any space-occupying lesion in the brain like a tumor can cause neurological symptoms such as hallucinations. This is not the most common presentation, though. There are many other causes for hallucinations that have nothing to do with tumors at all. If hallucinating, please seek medical attention asap. ...Read more

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Are visual hallucinations, such as shadow creatures, considered a 'common' occurence with schizoaffective disorder?

Are visual hallucinations, such as shadow creatures, considered a 'common' occurence with schizoaffective disorder?

Yes: Schizoaffective disorder is a combination of schizophrenia and affective disorder. Auditory and visual hallucinations, paranoia and other perceptual aberrations are a major component of schizophrenia. The affective part is depression and/or mania. ...Read more

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Which type of brain tumor causes hallucinations?

Which type of brain tumor causes hallucinations?

Any: Brain tumors that effect what we call the limbic system or the auditory or visual association cortex could cause auditory or visual hallucinations. This could be because the tumor is in these areas or because of mass effect even if the tumor is in a different area ...Read more

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What would be the most common mental disorders that cause hallucinations?

What would be the most common mental disorders that cause hallucinations?

Serious/persisting: There are several disorders that have hallucinations as a symptom such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and various drug and alcohol intoxication disorders/states. However hallucinations are also seen in severe states of depression as well. I'm sure there are other disorders that have as rare symptoms, hallucinatory experiences, but the key to remember is that these symptoms are very serious. ...Read more

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What symptoms are typically associated with the type of schizophrenia where hallucination is not present?

Schizophrenia sympts: Acute schizophrenia symptoms include hallucinations, delusions (usually paranoia, ideas of reference, thought insertion or withdrawal), agitation, isolation, flat affect, thought disorganization. All of these symptoms can be present in other psychosis including mania, psychotic depression drug induced (i've had pts on mj who looked like schizophrenia) early treatment is essential for good outcome. ...Read more

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What type of medicine would a doctor prescribe for a mental patient with hallucinations?

What type of medicine would a doctor prescribe for a mental patient with hallucinations?

Antipsychotics: Somone suffering from a mental illness causing hallucinations would often be prescribed antipsychotics. But, this person should have a thorough evaluation as many medical conditions can also cause hallucinations. ...Read more

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Are severely impaired vision and auditory hallucinations common in migraines? this is n like looking through black film

Are severely impaired vision and auditory hallucinations common  in migraines? this is n like looking through  black film

Vision changes: Vision changes are commonly associated with migraine headaches, but auditory hallucinations are not. See your neurologist for a full evaluation. If your hallucinations persist without being associated with the headache, you can be referred to a psychiatrist. Keep a detailed headache log (timing, duration, symptoms, frequency) to your neurologist. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/migraine.html ...Read more

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