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Review: could Essential tremor cause Swallowing difficulty?

Summary: Swallowing difficulty could be caused by Essential tremor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Lisinopril.

We study 494 people who have Essential tremor from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Swallowing difficulty. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Essential tremor

Essential tremor (latest reports from 3,401 patients) is typically treated by Primidone, Propranolol Hydrochloride, Xanax, Inderal, Mysoline.

Swallowing difficulty

Swallowing difficulty (latest reports from 248,461 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 493 people who have essential tremor are studied. Among them, 7 (1.42%) have Swallowing Difficulty. They amount to 0.00% of all the 248,308 people who have Swallowing Difficulty on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swallowing difficulty in essential tremor reports

Gender of people who have essential tremor and experienced Swallowing difficulty * :

FemaleMale
Swallowing difficulty85.71%14.29%

Age of people who have essential tremor and experienced Swallowing difficulty * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swallowing difficulty0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%100.00%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (3 people, 42.86%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Thyroid disorder (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Breast cancer (1 people, 14.29%)
  6. Bone disorder (1 people, 14.29%)
  7. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 14.29%)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 14.29%)
  9. Multiple allergies (1 people, 14.29%)
  10. Migraine (1 people, 14.29%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (3 people, 42.86%)
  2. Botox (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Neurontin (2 people, 28.57%)
  4. Plavix (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Furosemide (1 people, 14.29%)
  6. Lantus (1 people, 14.29%)
  7. Boniva (1 people, 14.29%)
  8. Vitamin d (1 people, 14.29%)
  9. Imdur (1 people, 14.29%)
  10. Niaspan (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Related condition

- Essential tremor (287 reports)

 

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