Would you have Slurred Speech when you have Epilepsy?

Summary

Slurred speech is found among people with Epilepsy, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Keppra and have Depression. We study 660 people who have Slurred speech and Epilepsy from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Lamotrigine, Topamax (latest reports from 56,415 Epilepsy patients)

Slurred Speech

Slurred speech (slow speech that can be difficult to understand) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 44,647 Slurred speech patients).

On Nov, 18, 2016

660 people who have Epilepsy and Slurred Speech are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Slurred speech when you have Epilepsy?

Gender of people who have Epilepsy and experience Slurred Speech *:

  • female: 56.52 %
  • male: 43.48 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy and experience Slurred Speech *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.22 %
  • 10-19: 8.99 %
  • 20-29: 12.48 %
  • 30-39: 13.21 %
  • 40-49: 17.25 %
  • 50-59: 19.08 %
  • 60+: 24.77 %

Severity of Slurred Speech *:

  • least: 13.33 %
  • moderate: 73.33 %
  • severe: 6.67 %
  • most severe: 6.67 %

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (117 people, 17.73%)
  • Tegretol (87 people, 13.18%)
  • Lamictal (78 people, 11.82%)
  • Topamax (72 people, 10.91%)
  • Phenytoin (69 people, 10.45%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you have Epilepsy, learn more)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (143 people, 21.67%)
  • Confusional State (103 people, 15.61%)
  • Drowsiness (98 people, 14.85%)
  • Convulsion (91 people, 13.79%)
  • Balance Disorder (88 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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