Review: could Morphine Sulfate cause Paralysis?


Paralysis 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 Topamax, and have Pain . We study 19,608 people who have side effects while taking Morphine sulfate from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Paralysis. Find out below who they are, when they have Paralysis 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 20,839 users)


Paralysis has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, acute kidney failure, dry mouth, sepsis (latest reports from 6,835 Paralysis patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

19,608 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine Sulfate.
Among them, 40 people (0.2%) have Paralysis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Morphine sulfate cause Paralysis?

Time on Morphine Sulfate when people have Paralysis *:

  • < 1 month: 77.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 48.72 %
  • male: 51.28 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 3.33 %
  • 10-19: 3.33 %
  • 20-29: 10.0 %
  • 30-39: 10.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 13.33 %
  • 60+: 53.33 %

Severity if Paralysis when taking Morphine Sulfate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Paralysis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (37 people)
  • Seizures (20 people)
  • Depression (20 people)
  • Chronic Pain (20 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Topamax (25 people)
  • Primidone (20 people)
  • Cannabis (20 people)
  • Effexor Xr (14 people)
  • Miralax (13 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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