How Is Atrial fibrillation and Slurred speech Related?

Slurred speech is found among people with Atrial fibrillation, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Pradaxa and have Stroke. This review analyzes which people have Slurred speech with Atrial fibrillation. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 745 people who have Atrial fibrillation from FDA , and is updated regularly.

 

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Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation and experience Slurred Speech *:

  •  female: 45.71 %
  •  male: 54.29 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation and experience Slurred Speech *:

  •  0-1: 0.0 %
  •  2-9: 0.0 %
  •  10-19: 0.0 %
  •  20-29: 0.0 %
  •  30-39: 0.0 %
  •  40-49: 2.45 %
  •  50-59: 6.27 %
  •  60+: 91.28 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 172 people, 23.09%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 142 people, 19.06%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol: 39 people, 5.23%
  4. Depression: 27 people, 3.62%
  5. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 24 people, 3.22%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Pradaxa: 268 people, 35.97%
  2. Xarelto: 164 people, 22.01%
  3. Coumadin: 63 people, 8.46%
  4. Digoxin: 57 people, 7.65%
  5. Warfarin Sodium: 50 people, 6.71%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body): 131 people, 17.58%
  2. Cerebral Haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain): 105 people, 14.09%
  3. Weakness: 98 people, 13.15%
  4. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 91 people, 12.21%
  5. Hemiplegia (paralysis of one side of the body): 76 people, 10.20%