Epilepsy and Slurred speech - from FDA reports


Slurred speech is found among people with Epilepsy, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Keppra and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Slurred speech with Epilepsy. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 727 people who have Epilepsy from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 19, 2017

727 people who have Epilepsy and Slurred Speech are studied.

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Gender of people who have Epilepsy and experience Slurred Speech *:

  • female: 55.41 %
  • male: 44.59 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy and experience Slurred Speech *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4.21 %
  • 10-19: 9.09 %
  • 20-29: 11.78 %
  • 30-39: 12.96 %
  • 40-49: 17.85 %
  • 50-59: 19.02 %
  • 60+: 25.08 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Depression (40 people, 5.50%)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 3.85%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (22 people, 3.03%)
  • Convulsion (22 people, 3.03%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 2.48%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (116 people, 15.96%)
  • Tegretol (97 people, 13.34%)
  • Topamax (78 people, 10.73%)
  • Lamictal (78 people, 10.73%)
  • Phenytoin (72 people, 9.90%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Dizziness (164 people, 22.56%)
  • Drowsiness (130 people, 17.88%)
  • Confusional State (121 people, 16.64%)
  • Tremor (95 people, 13.07%)
  • Balance Disorder (94 people, 12.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) can be treated by Lamictal, Keppra, Tegretol, Lamotrigine, Topamax (latest reports from 61,298 Epilepsy patients)

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