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 636 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, Lamotrigine, Tegretol, Dilantin (latest reports from 54,762 Epilepsy patients)

Slurred Speech

Slurred speech (slow speech that can be difficult to understand) has been reported by people with joint swelling, sepsis, nosebleed, joint effusion, speech impairment (adult) (latest reports from 43,594 Slurred speech patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

636 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: 56.51 %
  • male: 43.49 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.3 %
  • 10-19: 9.16 %
  • 20-29: 12.15 %
  • 30-39: 13.46 %
  • 40-49: 17.57 %
  • 50-59: 18.32 %
  • 60+: 25.05 %

Severity if Epilepsy and experience Slurred Speech *:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 71.43 %
  • severe: 7.14 %
  • most severe: 7.14 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Hypertension (24 people, 3.77%)
  • Depression (24 people, 3.77%)
  • Convulsion (22 people, 3.46%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (19 people, 2.99%)
  • Anxiety (17 people, 2.67%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (115 people, 18.08%)
  • Tegretol (87 people, 13.68%)
  • Lamictal (77 people, 12.11%)
  • Phenytoin (69 people, 10.85%)
  • Lamotrigine (68 people, 10.69%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Dizziness (121 people, 19.03%)
  • Confusional State (99 people, 15.57%)
  • Somnolence (92 people, 14.47%)
  • Convulsion (91 people, 14.31%)
  • Balance Disorder (87 people, 13.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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