Review: could Morphine cause Atrial fibrillation?
We study 48,632 people who have side effects while taking Morphine from FDA and social media. Among them, 787 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.
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Morphine (latest outcomes from 49,723 users) has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain.
Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 397,469 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 48,631 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine. Among them, 788 people (1.62%) have Atrial Fibrillation. They amount to 0.20% of all the 393,517 people who have Atrial Fibrillation on eHealthMe.
Time on Morphine when people have Atrial fibrillation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Atrial fibrillation||77.33%||21.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Morphine * :
|Atrial fibrillation||49.30%||50.70% |
Age of people who have Atrial fibrillation when taking Morphine * :
|Atrial fibrillation||0.36%||0.00%||0.24%||1.70%||1.09%||7.54%||12.17%||76.89% |
Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Morphine ** :
How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (124 people, 15.74%)
- Atrial fibrillation (67 people, 8.50%)
- Multiple myeloma (55 people, 6.98%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (49 people, 6.22%)
- Nausea (48 people, 6.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Morphine sulfate (284 people, 36.04%)
- Aspirin (279 people, 35.41%)
- Lasix (246 people, 31.22%)
- Acetaminophen (216 people, 27.41%)
- Potassium chloride (192 people, 24.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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