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Review: could Morphine cause Slurred speech?

Summary: Slurred speech could be caused by Morphine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Morphine sulfate, and have Pain.

We study 48,599 people who have side effects while taking Morphine from FDA and social media. Among them, 534 have Slurred speech. Find out below who they are, when they have Slurred speech and more.

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On Apr, 16, 2014: 48,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine. Among them, 534 people (1.10%) have Slurred Speech. They amount to 0.28% of all the 190,094 people who have Slurred Speech on eHealthMe.

Trend of Slurred speech in Morphine reports

Time on Morphine when people have Slurred speech * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Slurred speech53.33%28.33%10.00%5.00%3.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Slurred speech when taking Morphine * :

FemaleMale
Slurred speech51.33%48.67%

Age of people who have Slurred speech when taking Morphine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Slurred speech0.00%1.08%2.70%1.62%16.40%30.27%20.90%27.03%

Severity of Slurred speech when taking Morphine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Slurred speech0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Slurred speech ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Slurred speech0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (180 people, 33.71%)
  2. Sleep apnoea syndrome (33 people, 6.18%)
  3. Insomnia (27 people, 5.06%)
  4. Back pain (22 people, 4.12%)
  5. Depression (18 people, 3.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Morphine sulfate (283 people, 53.00%)
  2. Neurontin (92 people, 17.23%)
  3. Oxycontin (84 people, 15.73%)
  4. Ativan (82 people, 15.36%)
  5. Dexamethasone (75 people, 14.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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