Review: Epilepsy and Slurred speech
(By eHealthMe on Oct, 24, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Slurred speech (Speech impairment (adult)) by studying 27,048 people who have Epilepsy. We analyze the Epilepsy patients by their gender and age, the severity of Slurred speech, drugs used, and common conditions other than Epilepsy. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Epilepsy is typically treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Dilantin, Tegretol, Lamotrigine, Topamax.
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.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 27,037 people who have epilepsy are studied. Among them, 428 (1.58%) have Slurred Speech.
Gender of people who have epilepsy and experienced Slurred speech * :
|Slurred speech||54.51%||45.49% |
Age of people who have epilepsy and experienced Slurred speech * :
|Slurred speech||0.00%||5.33%||12.00%||18.00%||15.67%||13.50%||17.00%||18.50% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Slurred speech||0.00%||50.00%||25.00%||25.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Epilepsy (428 people, 100.00%)
- Parkinson's disease (32 people, 7.48%)
- Depression (26 people, 6.07%)
- Convulsion (21 people, 4.91%)
- Anxiety (20 people, 4.67%)
- Hypertension (17 people, 3.97%)
- Hypothyroidism (16 people, 3.74%)
- Multiple sclerosis (15 people, 3.50%)
- Partial seizures (14 people, 3.27%)
- Petit mal epilepsy (12 people, 2.80%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Keppra (179 people, 41.82%)
- Tegretol (169 people, 39.49%)
- Lamictal (162 people, 37.85%)
- Topamax (125 people, 29.21%)
- Carbamazepine (121 people, 28.27%)
- Neurontin (103 people, 24.07%)
- Levetiracetam (99 people, 23.13%)
- Topiramate (93 people, 21.73%)
- Phenytoin (90 people, 21.03%)
- Depakene (69 people, 16.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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