Review: could Morphine Sulfate cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome?


Irritable bowel syndrome 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 Migraine . We study 20,124 people who have side effects while taking Morphine sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Irritable bowel syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritable bowel syndrome 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)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 22,601 Irritable bowel syndrome patients).

On Sep, 24, 2016

20,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine Sulfate.
Among them, 40 people (0.2%) have Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Morphine sulfate cause Irritable bowel syndrome?

Time on Morphine Sulfate when people have Irritable Bowel Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 62.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome when taking Morphine Sulfate *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome when taking Morphine Sulfate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.56 %
  • 30-39: 17.95 %
  • 40-49: 25.64 %
  • 50-59: 20.51 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Migraine (7 people, 17.50%)
  • Metastases To Bone (6 people, 15.00%)
  • Breast Cancer (6 people, 15.00%)
  • Pain (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (23 people, 57.50%)
  • Prilosec (15 people, 37.50%)
  • Ms Contin (14 people, 35.00%)
  • Aspirin (13 people, 32.50%)
  • Aredia (13 people, 32.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Constipation (30 people, 75.00%)
  • Nausea (22 people, 55.00%)
  • Insomnia (20 people, 50.00%)
  • Fatigue (20 people, 50.00%)
  • Diarrhoea (18 people, 45.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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