Review: could Morphine cause Slurred speech (Speech impairment (adult))?
Summary: Slurred speech is found among people who take Morphine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Morphine sulfate, and have Pain. We study 48,681 people who have side effects while taking Morphine from FDA and social media. Among them, 535 have Slurred speech. Find out below who they are, when they have Slurred speech and more.
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Morphine has active ingredients of morphine sulfate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 49,778 Morphine users)
Slurred speech (slow speech that can be difficult to understand) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 31,351 Slurred speech patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 48,675 people reported to have side effects when taking Morphine. Among them, 535 people (1.10%) have Slurred Speech.
Time on Morphine 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||52.46%||27.87%||9.84%||4.92%||4.92%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Slurred speech when taking Morphine * :
|Slurred speech||51.25%||48.75% |
Age of people who have Slurred speech when taking Morphine * :
|Slurred speech||0.00%||1.08%||2.70%||1.62%||16.37%||30.22%||21.04%||26.98% |
Severity of Slurred speech when taking Morphine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Slurred speech||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Slurred speech ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Slurred speech||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (180 people, 33.64%)
- Sleep apnoea syndrome (33 people, 6.17%)
- Insomnia (27 people, 5.05%)
- Back pain (22 people, 4.11%)
- Sleep disorder (18 people, 3.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Morphine sulfate (284 people, 53.08%)
- Neurontin (92 people, 17.20%)
- Oxycontin (84 people, 15.70%)
- Ativan (82 people, 15.33%)
- Dexamethasone (75 people, 14.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 years ago):
Aphasia, stroke like, M.S. like
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