Could Morphine cause Death - from FDA reports
Death 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 Lasix, and have Pain . We study 72,543 people who have side effects while taking Morphine from FDA. Among them, 3,864 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death 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)
Death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, diabetes, chronic myeloid leukaemia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 343,988 Death patients).
On Dec, 19, 2016
72,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine.
Among them, 3,864 people (5.33%) have Death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Morphine when people have Death *:
- < 1 month: 78.06 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.35 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.53 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.53 %
- 2 - 5 years: 1.02 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.51 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Death when taking Morphine *:
- female: 46.98 %
- male: 53.02 %
Age of people who have Death when taking Morphine *:
- 0-1: 0.87 %
- 2-9: 0.94 %
- 10-19: 2.55 %
- 20-29: 6.16 %
- 30-39: 10.28 %
- 40-49: 16.01 %
- 50-59: 24.42 %
- 60+: 38.73 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (449 people, 11.62%)
- Multiple Myeloma (164 people, 4.24%)
- Nausea (91 people, 2.36%)
- High Blood Pressure (82 people, 2.12%)
- Renal Cell Carcinoma (81 people, 2.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (276 people, 7.14%)
- Zometa (261 people, 6.75%)
- Dexamethasone (220 people, 5.69%)
- Oxycodone (216 people, 5.59%)
- Ativan (206 people, 5.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (408 people, 10.56%)
- Stress And Anxiety (310 people, 8.02%)
- Drug Abuse And Dependence (277 people, 7.17%)
- Fatigue (265 people, 6.86%)
- Breathing Difficulty (262 people, 6.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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