Review: could Morphine Sulfate cause Insomnia?


Insomnia is found among people who take Morphine Sulfate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 19,608 people who have side effects while taking Morphine sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 454 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia 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 21,770 users)


Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 150,726 Insomnia patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

19,608 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine Sulfate.
Among them, 454 people (2.32%) have Insomnia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Morphine sulfate cause Insomnia?

Time on Morphine Sulfate when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 66.2 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.49 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.63 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.41 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Morphine Sulfate *:

  • female: 51.35 %
  • male: 48.65 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Morphine Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.27 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.82 %
  • 20-29: 5.45 %
  • 30-39: 9.54 %
  • 40-49: 26.16 %
  • 50-59: 22.07 %
  • 60+: 35.69 %

Severity if Insomnia when taking Morphine Sulfate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Insomnia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (156 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (38 people)
  • Insomnia (36 people)
  • Anxiety (35 people)
  • Back Pain (34 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (108 people)
  • Zometa (100 people)
  • Neurontin (97 people)
  • Ambien (88 people)
  • Percocet (87 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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