Review: could Morphine cause A-fib?
We study 48,633 people who have side effects while taking Morphine from FDA and social media. Among them, 787 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Morphine (latest outcomes from 49,724 users) has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain.
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) (latest reports from 389,446 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 19, 2014: 48,632 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine. Among them, 787 people (1.62%) have A-fib. They amount to 0.20% of all the 393,718 people who have A-fib on eHealthMe.
Time on Morphine when people have A-fib * :
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Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Morphine * :
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Morphine * :
Severity of A-fib when taking Morphine ** :
How people recovered from A-fib ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (124 people, 15.76%)
- Atrial fibrillation (67 people, 8.51%)
- Multiple myeloma (55 people, 6.99%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (49 people, 6.23%)
- Nausea (48 people, 6.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Morphine sulfate (284 people, 36.09%)
- Aspirin (279 people, 35.45%)
- Lasix (246 people, 31.26%)
- Acetaminophen (216 people, 27.45%)
- Potassium chloride (192 people, 24.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Both leg muscles ache with pain as if I've done a hardcore workout
Both legs feel heavy
Lower back feels heavy
Lower back feels weak and stiff as if it will snap
Lower back gets intense stinging pain and if I don't sit or lay with a heat pack I feel I could just scream
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On eHealthMe, Morphine (morphine sulfate) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Morphine is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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