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Tactile hallucinations from some mediciness? Which drugs might cause that?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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In brief: Several

One of the most common causes of tactile hallucinations is not really a "medicine" at all -- it's withdrawal from alcohol.
Benzodiazepine withdrawal can cause it also. Tactile hallucinations -- also called "formication" -- commonly happen with use of Cocaine and amphetamine. Ketamine is another agent that can cause these.

In brief: Several

One of the most common causes of tactile hallucinations is not really a "medicine" at all -- it's withdrawal from alcohol.
Benzodiazepine withdrawal can cause it also. Tactile hallucinations -- also called "formication" -- commonly happen with use of Cocaine and amphetamine. Ketamine is another agent that can cause these.
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