Could Morphine cause Agitation - from FDA reports
Agitation 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 Fentanyl, and have Pain . We study 72,543 people who have side effects while taking Morphine from FDA. Among them, 1,341 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation 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)
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, quit smoking (latest reports from 76,680 Agitation patients).
On Dec, 20, 2016
72,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine.
Among them, 1,341 people (1.85%) have Agitation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Morphine when people have Agitation *:
- < 1 month: 70.59 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.18 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.21 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.21 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.94 %
- 10+ years: 1.47 %
Gender of people who have Agitation when taking Morphine *:
- female: 42.62 %
- male: 57.38 %
Age of people who have Agitation when taking Morphine *:
- 0-1: 1.2 %
- 2-9: 2.49 %
- 10-19: 4.28 %
- 20-29: 3.51 %
- 30-39: 8.65 %
- 40-49: 20.65 %
- 50-59: 18.77 %
- 60+: 40.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (310 people, 23.12%)
- Depression (70 people, 5.22%)
- Stress And Anxiety (55 people, 4.10%)
- Back Pain (52 people, 3.88%)
- High Blood Pressure (38 people, 2.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fentanyl (126 people, 9.40%)
- Acetaminophen (116 people, 8.65%)
- Lorazepam (113 people, 8.43%)
- Ativan (97 people, 7.23%)
- Furosemide (93 people, 6.94%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Confusional State (348 people, 25.95%)
- Stress And Anxiety (213 people, 15.88%)
- Nausea (201 people, 14.99%)
- Fatigue (190 people, 14.17%)
- Weakness (183 people, 13.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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