Quick Answer: How Do You Treat Hallucinations?

Examples of antipsychotic medications used to treat hallucinations include haloperidol, olanzapine and risperidone.

Hallucinations can occur as a side effect of the treatment for Parkinson’s disease.

If this occurs, the patient’s medication may require adjustment.

What is the best treatment for hallucinations?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) often helps reduce emotional symptoms, such as distress from hallucinations.

Substances and medications that can cause tactile hallucinations include:

  • anti-Parkinsonian agents.
  • antidepressants.
  • prescription stimulants.
  • antihypertensive (propranolol)
  • anti-epileptics.

Is there medication for hallucinations?

Your doctor may prescribe pimavanserin (Nuplazid). This medicine has been effective in treating hallucinations and delusions linked to psychosis that affects some people with Parkinson’s disease.

Do hallucinations ever go away?

These hallucinations typically go away on their own and are not normally indicative of mental illness or otherwise a cause for concern. However, chronic hallucinations are typically associated with mental illness.

What can trigger hallucinations?

Common Causes of Hallucinations

  1. Schizophrenia. More than 70% of people with this illness get visual hallucinations, and 60%-90% hear voices.
  2. Parkinson’s disease.
  3. Alzheimer’s disease.
  4. Migraines.
  5. Brain tumor.
  6. Charles Bonnet syndrome.
  7. Epilepsy.