Could Alcohol cause Ataxia - from FDA reports
Ataxia is found among people who take Alcohol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Lamotrigine, and have Epilepsy . We study 6,248 people who have side effects while taking Alcohol from FDA. Among them, 40 have Ataxia. Find out below who they are, when they have Ataxia and more.
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Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 6,398 users)
Ataxia (loss of full control of bodily movements) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, depression, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 9,613 Ataxia patients).
On Dec, 21, 2016
6,248 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol.
Among them, 40 people (0.64%) have Ataxia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Gender of people who have Ataxia when taking Alcohol *:
- female: 60 %
- male: 40 %
Age of people who have Ataxia when taking Alcohol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 5.56 %
- 10-19: 2.78 %
- 20-29: 22.22 %
- 30-39: 11.11 %
- 40-49: 11.11 %
- 50-59: 33.33 %
- 60+: 13.89 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (9 people, 22.50%)
- Stress And Anxiety (2 people, 5.00%)
- Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (2 people, 5.00%)
- Psychotic Disorder (2 people, 5.00%)
- High Blood Pressure (1 person, 2.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Phenytoin (7 people, 17.50%)
- Omeprazole (7 people, 17.50%)
- Lamotrigine (7 people, 17.50%)
- Gabapentin (6 people, 15.00%)
- Risperidone (5 people, 12.50%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Speech Impairment (adult) (23 people, 57.50%)
- Eye Movements - Uncontrollable (13 people, 32.50%)
- Drowsiness (11 people, 27.50%)
- Gait Disturbance (9 people, 22.50%)
- Depressed Level Of Consciousness (9 people, 22.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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