Slurring words is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of slurring words are stroke, transient ischemic attack, and alcohol abuse. Other possible causes, such as heart failure, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with slurring words, 59% report having focal weakness, 57% report having weakness, and 46% report having problems with movement.
Patients with slurring words often receive hematologic tests, radiographic imaging procedure, complete blood count, x-ray computed tomography, electrocardiogram, kidney function tests, electrolytes panel and glucose measurement .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with slurring words include enoxaparin (lovenox), aspirin / dipyridamole, pyridostigmine (mestinon), naloxone (suboxone), alteplase, dalteparin (fragmin), acetazolamide (diamox), demeclocycline, nitroprusside, thalidomide, nicardipine, neomycin (septa) and methylcellulose (citrucel) .
|Naloxone (Suboxone)||Under $1|
Groups of people at highest risk for slurring words include age 75+ years age 60-74 years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get slurring words.