Morphine and Delirium - from FDA reports


Summary

Delirium 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. This review analyzes which people have Delirium with Morphine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 76,689 people who have side effects when taking Morphine from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 15, 2017

76,689 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine.
Among them, 838 people (1.09%) have Delirium


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Morphine cause Delirium?

Time on Morphine when people have Delirium *:

  • < 1 month: 84.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.7 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Delirium when taking Morphine *:

  • female: 44.11 %
  • male: 55.89 %

Age of people who have Delirium when taking Morphine *:

  • 0-1: 2.54 %
  • 2-9: 1.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.99 %
  • 20-29: 1.83 %
  • 30-39: 2.96 %
  • 40-49: 9.72 %
  • 50-59: 18.31 %
  • 60+: 62.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (204 people, 24.34%)
  • Cancer Pain (123 people, 14.68%)
  • Depression (32 people, 3.82%)
  • Analgesic Therapy (32 people, 3.82%)
  • Constipation (27 people, 3.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fentanyl (82 people, 9.79%)
  • Acetaminophen (64 people, 7.64%)
  • Lorazepam (55 people, 6.56%)
  • Aspirin (50 people, 5.97%)
  • Furosemide (42 people, 5.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (151 people, 18.02%)
  • Agitation (145 people, 17.30%)
  • Drowsiness (84 people, 10.02%)
  • Hallucinations (83 people, 9.90%)
  • Nausea (81 people, 9.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Delirium when taking Morphine?

Morphine

Morphine has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Morphine 78,631 users)

Delirium

Delirium (wild excitement) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, cancer pain, insomnia (latest reports from 21,543 Delirium patients).

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