Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Slurred speech?
Summary: Slurred speech could be caused by Fibromyalgia, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Pain, and take Lyrica.
We study 17,052 people who have Fibromyalgia from FDA and social media. Among them, 231 have Slurred speech (Speech impairment (adult)). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 91,949 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Tramadol Hydrochloride, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride.
Slurred speech (slow speech that can be difficult to understand) (latest reports from 190,118 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 17,043 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 231 (1.36%) have Slurred Speech. They amount to 0.12% of all the 189,992 people who have Slurred Speech on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Slurred speech * :
|Slurred speech||94.40%||5.60% |
Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Slurred speech * :
|Slurred speech||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.98%||9.95%||26.87%||45.77%||12.94% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Slurred speech||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Pain (45 people, 19.48%)
- Hypertension (23 people, 9.96%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 7.36%)
- Osteoarthritis (17 people, 7.36%)
- Muscle spasms (16 people, 6.93%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (14 people, 6.06%)
- Depression (13 people, 5.63%)
- Insomnia (13 people, 5.63%)
- Hypothyroidism (13 people, 5.63%)
- Migraine (11 people, 4.76%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Lyrica (156 people, 67.53%)
- Cymbalta (48 people, 20.78%)
- Synthroid (30 people, 12.99%)
- Ambien (28 people, 12.12%)
- Vicodin (24 people, 10.39%)
- Neurontin (23 people, 9.96%)
- Topamax (19 people, 8.23%)
- Klonopin (18 people, 7.79%)
- Diazepam (17 people, 7.36%)
- Savella (17 people, 7.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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