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1,130 Possible Causes for Hypotension, Slurred Speech

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Take the patient’s blood pressure to ascertain if there are any orthostatic changes, hypotension, or tachycardia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Behavioral changes such as euphoria and aggressiveness, as well as slurred speech, are seen in milder intoxications, which are estimated to occur at blood ethanol concentrations[symptoma.com] speech gait disturbances blackouts coma Evaluation Blood alcohol level Treatment Pharmacologic nutritional - in chronic alcoholics or if you suspect deficiency thiamine must[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    Hypotension is corrected with fluid replacement, although catecholamines such as norepinephrine or dopamine may be required to increase blood pressure.[en.wikipedia.org] Physical weakness or lack of coordination Hypotonia (lack of muscle tone) Blurry vision Difficulty breathing or depressed breathing Stupor or unresponsiveness Hallucinations Hypotension[americanaddictioncenters.org] The most common symptoms of overdose include the central nervous system (CNS); depression and intoxication with impaired balance, and slurred speech.[healthguidance.org]

  • Heroin Dependence

    A small proportion of patients prescribed clonidine may develop hypotension. Some patients who cease clonidine abruptly develop rebound hypertension.[nps.org.au] speech Irregular sleep patterns, having difficulty sleeping, awake at unusual times, unusual laziness Red, watery eyes, pupils larger or smaller than usual, blank stare Extreme[sfad.org.uk] speech Failure to make eye contact If these symptoms sound familiar to you, why not take a free heroin addiction assessment?[casapalmera.com]

  • Barbiturate Overdose

    Barbiturate overdose may cause some of these toxicity symptoms: apnea ataxia vertigo lethargy hypoxia delirium paranoia irritability drowsiness tachycardia bradycardia hypotension[healthblurbs.com] In addition, with an overdose, a person may suffer from hypothermia, hypotension, and respiratory depression.[lasencinashospital.com] Characteristics of barbiturate overdose include central nervous system (CNS) depression, hypotension, constricted pupils reacting to light, and depression of cardiovascular[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Insulinoma

    […] hyperparathyroidism; calcitoninomas, which secrete calcitonin and can cause watery diarrhea and facial flushing; and neurotensinomas, which can cause low blood pressure (hypotension[rarediseases.org] Slurring of speech, confusion, change of behaviour, truculence. Stupor, coma. Subacute hypoglycaemia Also known as hypoglycaemia unawareness.[patient.info]

  • Scorpion Sting

    Hypotension (n 19), pulmonary oedema (n 15) and acute renal failure (n 8) were the other presenting features.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You may have experienced a scorpion sting if you notice: • Sensitive Skin • Local Burning Pain • Slurred Speech • Breathing Problems • Body-Wide Numbness[scorpionspecialists.com] Venomous scorpion stings occur most frequently in infants and children, and may cause shortness of breath, fluid buildup in the lungs, excess saliva, slurred speech, trouble[medpagetoday.com]

  • Lithium Toxicity

    speech Muscle twitches Nystagmus Chronic lithium toxicity Hand tremors Coma Slurred speech Increased reflexes Kidney disorders Memory problems Psychosis Blood and urine analysis[symptoma.com] The patient required a norepinephrine infusion for hypotension.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] His pulse rate was 110/min and had hypotension(80/50 mm Hg). His GCS was E2M1V1. All deep tendon reflexes were brisk with bilateral extensor plantar.[neurologyindia.com]

  • Isopropyl Alcohol Poisoning

    speech, or inability to walk normally or think clearly 2000-2018 The StayWell Company, LLC. 800 Township Line Road, Yardley, PA 19067.[fairview.org] A comatose and hypotensive patient was successfully treated with hemodialysis after ingesting 480 mL of isopropyl alcohol.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Initially, the side effects of rubbing alcohol poisoning mimic those of a typical drunk person: dizziness, confusion, slurred speech, and nausea.[spoonuniversity.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    In AN various cardiac complications may occur: hypotension, bradycardia, life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias, pericardial effusion, reduction of left ventricular mass[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If early symptoms aren't recognized and treated quickly, blood sugar levels may continue to fall, resulting in drowsiness weakness blurred vision slurred speech confusion[health.harvard.edu] He demonstrated progressive encephalopathy, seizure activity, second-degree atrioventricular block type I, respiratory failure, hypotension, hypothermia, and hypoglycemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cholinergic Crisis

    Cholinergic crisis happens when too much cholinergic medications are taken and if not treated accordingly, respiratory failure and hypotension might happen.[healthsurgical.com] Bulbar muscles - common, causing a nasal sound to speech that is slurred.[patient.info] The second inhibitory phase is delayed and often heralded by hypotension, bradycardia, and dyspnea, finally leading to coma and respiratory failure. Management.[doi.org]

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