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Review: could Concerta cause Slurred speech (Speech impairment (adult))?
Summary: Slurred speech is found among people who take Concerta, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Strattera, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
We study 8,680 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA and social media. Among them, 87 have Slurred speech. Find out below who they are, when they have Slurred speech and more.
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Concerta (latest outcomes from 10,399 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Slurred speech (slow speech that can be difficult to understand) (latest reports from 31,170 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Oct, 29, 2014: 8,680 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta. Among them, 87 people (1.00%) have Slurred Speech.
Time on Concerta when people have Slurred speech * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Slurred speech||7.69%||7.69%||7.69%||7.69%||53.85%||7.69%||7.69% |
Gender of people who have Slurred speech when taking Concerta * :
|Slurred speech||32.77%||67.23% |
Age of people who have Slurred speech when taking Concerta * :
|Slurred speech||0.00%||19.15%||35.11%||19.15%||13.83%||6.38%||3.19%||3.19% |
Severity of Slurred speech when taking Concerta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Slurred speech||33.33%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Slurred speech ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Slurred speech||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (59 people, 67.82%)
- Depression (15 people, 17.24%)
- Bipolar disorder (13 people, 14.94%)
- Oppositional defiant disorder (12 people, 13.79%)
- Multiple sclerosis (8 people, 9.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Strattera (22 people, 25.29%)
- Methylphenidate hcl (17 people, 19.54%)
- Abilify (13 people, 14.94%)
- Lamictal (13 people, 14.94%)
- Ritalin (13 people, 14.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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