Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Slurred speech?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 17,001 people who have Fibromyalgia. Among them, 231 experience Slurred speech (Speech impairment (adult)). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 89,498 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Tramadol Hydrochloride, Flexeril.
Slurred speech (slow speech that can be difficult to understand) (latest reports from 187,638 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 25, 2014: 16,982 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 212 (1.25%) have Slurred Speech.
Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Slurred speech * :
|Slurred speech||94.78%||5.22% |
Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Slurred speech * :
|Slurred speech||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.26%||9.47%||28.42%||45.26%||11.58% |
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 * :
- Fibromyalgia (212 people, 100.00%)
- Pain (42 people, 19.81%)
- Hypertension (23 people, 10.85%)
- Muscle spasms (16 people, 7.55%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (14 people, 6.60%)
- Osteoarthritis (14 people, 6.60%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 6.60%)
- Insomnia (13 people, 6.13%)
- Depression (13 people, 6.13%)
- Migraine (11 people, 5.19%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Lyrica (152 people, 71.70%)
- Cymbalta (47 people, 22.17%)
- Synthroid (30 people, 14.15%)
- Ambien (28 people, 13.21%)
- Vicodin (24 people, 11.32%)
- Neurontin (23 people, 10.85%)
- Topamax (19 people, 8.96%)
- Klonopin (18 people, 8.49%)
- Diazepam (17 people, 8.02%)
- Savella (17 people, 8.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Started having grand mal seizures at age 24. Have had over 50 seizures, all grand mal and all sever in length and recovery time. Severe loss of memory. Accompanied by 3 strokes. Two TIA and one causing left body from shoulder down for weeks. Cannot drive. Cannot work. Longest length in between episodes is a little over a month. Single mother concerned for my son's and my own safety. Idiopathic. Tried MANY different regiments of medications. Breakthrough severe seizures always occur. Have see. Seen many specialist all test preformed, no solid answers at all. NO history of epilepsy or seizure disorder in family. At a loss. Please help me get my life back.
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Started having grand mal seizures at age 24. Have had over 50 seizures, all grand mal and all sever in length and recovery time. Severe loss of memory. Accompanied by 3 strokes. Two TIA and one causing left body from shoulder down for weeks. Cannot drive. Cannot work. Longest length in between episodes is a little over a month. Single mother concerned for my son's and my own safety. Idiopathic. Tried MANY different regiments of medications. Breakthrough severe seizures always occur. Have see. Seen many specialist, all test preformed, no solid answers at all. NO history of epilepsy or seizure disorder in family. At a loss. Please help me get my life back.
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