Epilepsy and Slurred speech - from FDA reports
Slurred speech is found among people with Epilepsy, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Keppra and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Slurred speech with Epilepsy. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 644 people who have Epilepsy from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 23, 2017
644 people who have Epilepsy and Slurred Speech are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Epilepsy and experience Slurred Speech *:
- female: 57.02 %
- male: 42.98 %
Age of people who have Epilepsy and experience Slurred Speech *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 4.16 %
- 10-19: 9.07 %
- 20-29: 12.29 %
- 30-39: 13.04 %
- 40-49: 17.2 %
- 50-59: 19.28 %
- 60+: 24.95 %
Top co-existing conditions for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (25 people, 3.88%)
- Depression (23 people, 3.57%)
- Convulsion (22 people, 3.42%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (19 people, 2.95%)
- Stress And Anxiety (17 people, 2.64%)
Most common drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (110 people, 17.08%)
- Tegretol (87 people, 13.51%)
- Lamictal (75 people, 11.65%)
- Topamax (72 people, 11.18%)
- Phenytoin (69 people, 10.71%)
Top symptoms for these people *:
- Dizziness (143 people, 22.20%)
- Confusional State (102 people, 15.84%)
- Drowsiness (97 people, 15.06%)
- Convulsion (91 people, 14.13%)
- Balance Disorder (88 people, 13.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Lamotrigine, Topamax (latest reports from 56,513 Epilepsy patients)
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