What is Morphine Pump?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Morphine Sulfate Immediate Release can be delivered via an internally implanted or external pump that provides the prescribed amount of intravenous or epidural analgesic. The amount delivered is either preset or can be patient controlled with preset parameters.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 5 2
Back pain 2 0
Chronic pain syndrome 1 0
Inability to stand for long periods 1 1
Support quality of life 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Morphine Pump

Side effect Patients
Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia) 1
Lethargy 1
Seizures 1
Tiredness 1


Based on patients currently taking Morphine Pump

Dosage Patients
10 mg daily 1
13.202 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Morphine Pump

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Morphine Pump


Currently taking Morphine Pump

Duration Patients
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Morphine Pump

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 5
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Morphine Pump after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Fentanyl patch (Duragesic) 1
Hydrocodone 1
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen (Norco) 1
Oxycodone (Oxycodone IR) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Morphine Pump.