Review: could Morphine Sulfate cause Completed Suicide?


Completed suicide is found among people who take Morphine Sulfate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Alprazolam, and have Pain . We study 20,124 people who have side effects while taking Morphine sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 335 have Completed suicide. Find out below who they are, when they have Completed suicide and more.

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Morphine Sulfate

Morphine sulfate has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Morphine sulfate 28,496 users)

Completed Suicide

Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life) has been reported by people with depression, suicide attempt, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 52,965 Completed suicide patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

20,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine Sulfate.
Among them, 335 people (1.66%) have Completed Suicide

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Morphine sulfate cause Completed suicide?

Time on Morphine Sulfate when people have Completed Suicide *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Morphine Sulfate *:

  • female: 48.57 %
  • male: 51.43 %

Age of people who have Completed Suicide when taking Morphine Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.53 %
  • 20-29: 11.33 %
  • 30-39: 17.15 %
  • 40-49: 21.36 %
  • 50-59: 22.01 %
  • 60+: 23.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (14 people, 4.18%)
  • Back Pain (10 people, 2.99%)
  • Completed Suicide (9 people, 2.69%)
  • Headache (2 people, 0.60%)
  • Depression (2 people, 0.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Alprazolam (44 people, 13.13%)
  • Acetaminophen (41 people, 12.24%)
  • Diazepam (40 people, 11.94%)
  • Ethanol (19 people, 5.67%)
  • Oxycodone Hcl (18 people, 5.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Arrest (69 people, 20.60%)
  • Respiratory Arrest (63 people, 18.81%)
  • Cardio-Respiratory Arrest (32 people, 9.55%)
  • Death (31 people, 9.25%)
  • Intentional Overdose (23 people, 6.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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