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Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Slurred speech?

We study 17,191 people who have Fibromyalgia from FDA and social media. Among them, 232 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

Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 92,048 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Flexeril, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride.

Slurred speech

Slurred speech (slow speech that can be difficult to understand) (latest reports from 191,800 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 17,174 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 232 (1.35%) have Slurred Speech. They amount to 0.12% of all the 191,707 people who have Slurred Speech on eHealthMe.

Trend of Slurred speech in fibromyalgia reports

Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Slurred speech * :

FemaleMale
Slurred speech94.42%5.58%

Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Slurred speech * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Slurred speech0.00%0.00%0.00%4.95%9.90%26.73%46.04%12.87%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Slurred speech33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (45 people, 19.40%)
  2. Hypertension (23 people, 9.91%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 7.33%)
  4. Osteoarthritis (17 people, 7.33%)
  5. Muscle spasms (16 people, 6.90%)
  6. Hormone replacement therapy (14 people, 6.03%)
  7. Depression (13 people, 5.60%)
  8. Insomnia (13 people, 5.60%)
  9. Hypothyroidism (13 people, 5.60%)
  10. Migraine (11 people, 4.74%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lyrica (157 people, 67.67%)
  2. Cymbalta (48 people, 20.69%)
  3. Synthroid (30 people, 12.93%)
  4. Ambien (28 people, 12.07%)
  5. Vicodin (24 people, 10.34%)
  6. Neurontin (23 people, 9.91%)
  7. Topamax (19 people, 8.19%)
  8. Klonopin (18 people, 7.76%)
  9. Diazepam (17 people, 7.33%)
  10. Savella (17 people, 7.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • I have been on Gabapentin for FMS since 1998. My Dr. suggested Lyrica and I stopped the Gabapentin over the course of a week and started the Lyrica. Within two weeks I was losing the ability to remember the names of children in my Daycare, some who had been there for 7 or more years. Proper nouns eluded me. I stopped the Lyrica and returned to Gabapentin. The names of people and things came back to me.

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