Could Morphine cause A-fib - from FDA reports
A-fib is found among people who take Morphine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain . We study 72,543 people who have side effects while taking Morphine from FDA. Among them, 988 have A-fib. Find out below who they are, when they have A-fib and more.
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Morphine has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Morphine 74,445 users)
A-fib (most common type of arrhythmia) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,451 A-fib patients).
On Dec, 21, 2016
72,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine.
Among them, 988 people (1.36%) have A-fib
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Morphine when people have A-fib *:
- < 1 month: 81.18 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.65 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.18 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have A-fib when taking Morphine *:
- female: 47.19 %
- male: 52.81 %
Age of people who have A-fib when taking Morphine *:
- 0-1: 0.36 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.48 %
- 20-29: 2.02 %
- 30-39: 0.95 %
- 40-49: 7.24 %
- 50-59: 13.42 %
- 60+: 75.53 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (129 people, 13.06%)
- Multiple Myeloma (88 people, 8.91%)
- Nausea (48 people, 4.86%)
- Constipation (47 people, 4.76%)
- High Blood Pressure (42 people, 4.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (218 people, 22.06%)
- Lasix (201 people, 20.34%)
- Acetaminophen (179 people, 18.12%)
- Digoxin (157 people, 15.89%)
- Zofran (154 people, 15.59%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hypotension (212 people, 21.46%)
- Weakness (194 people, 19.64%)
- Pneumonia (187 people, 18.93%)
- Breathing Difficulty (186 people, 18.83%)
- Anaemia (177 people, 17.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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