I'm having Hallucinations,very worried...

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   Posted 11/20/2007 12:44 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone, I've had about 4 hallucinations, 1st one at the market I seen a little boy next to me, I heard him say my name, I turned around he was just staring not saying anything, I turned around for a sec then turned bk he was gone, 2nd was whenHb was driving I seen a car stopped in front, I panicked. HB said the car is not on the road its parked, 3rd was I was driving and I seen a car stopped on the side as I was going by I seen little feet from the back running towards the street, I swerved a little and scared my 17 yr old daughter, she said no one was there.
I have been taking Bacoflen for about 3mos, I wonder if this causing my symptoms? Or a new symptom?. I have a DR appt on Dec 14, I will tell him my experiences. 
I also, have been having a little pressure/slight pain on both ears, I wonder if this may related, I've never had any ear problems. Has anyone had any Hallucinations w/this med.

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   Posted 11/20/2007 3:11 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi Sunshine, Read this and do NOT wait until next to month to call your doctor!


This is serious, please let us know what they say. Call them right now!



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   Posted 11/20/2007 10:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Sunshine . . . I agree with Carol . . . DON'T drive and DO call the doc. You shouldn't be alone either . . . go to the ER if you can't talk to your doc . . . or at least call them. That pressure in your head sounds urgent. Not to scare you . . . but better safe than sorry.

Post when you get a chance sis.


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   Posted 11/21/2007 12:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks okie, I read it, and I know now it must be the med. Last mo. I seen a new Dr due to new insurance, I told him I will need more meds and all he gave me was Tylenol w/cod for pain, I told him last DR told me to stop taking that because it may upset my stomach even more, but he still gave it to me.
Dr cld back a few days later and sched. new appt for Dec 14.

Last few weeks I've been missing dosages due to wanting to make them last and only taking the Bacoflen when I have pain along w/ Relafin. I just ran out this week. I will call him today, will let you al know what happens.

Thanks, AlwaysRosie, I will let HB know if gets worse and have him take me the ER.

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   Posted 11/21/2007 8:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Sunshine, I'm glad you are calling your doc. Like Carol and Rosie said, this is nothing to mess around with and can be dangerous. I had a really bad reaction to a med my doc wanted me to try and ended up having hallucinations from it.

Let us know what happens.

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