Review: could Morphine cause Agitation?
Summary: Agitation could be caused by Morphine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Morphine sulfate, and have Pain.
We study 48,599 people who have side effects while taking Morphine from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,101 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation and more.
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Morphine (latest outcomes from 49,685 users) has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain.
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) (latest reports from 309,104 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 48,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine. Among them, 1,101 people (2.27%) have Agitation. They amount to 0.36% of all the 308,895 people who have Agitation on eHealthMe.
Time on Morphine when people have Agitation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Morphine * :
Age of people who have Agitation when taking Morphine * :
Severity of Agitation when taking Morphine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Agitation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (337 people, 30.61%)
- Depression (70 people, 6.36%)
- Anxiety (53 people, 4.81%)
- Cancer pain (48 people, 4.36%)
- Back pain (46 people, 4.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Morphine sulfate (619 people, 56.22%)
- Lorazepam (150 people, 13.62%)
- Acetaminophen (148 people, 13.44%)
- Fentanyl (143 people, 12.99%)
- Oxycodone hcl (134 people, 12.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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