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1,347 Possible Causes for Slurred Speech, Tachycardia

  • Influenza

    There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea but with hypotension. Vomiting and diarrhea may also occur, but are rare findings associated with the disorder.[symptoma.com] Therefore, they worsen the flu symptoms.Encephalitis is a rare but not unheard of, and can occur in the elderly and present as confusion and slurred speech.[en.wikipedia.org] Upon examination, patients may have some or all of the following findings: Fever of 100-104 F; fever is generally lower in elderly patients than in young adults Tachycardia[emedicine.medscape.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] Severe tachycardia (elevated heart rate). Very high blood pressure. Dangerously high body temperature. Sweating. Nausea. Confusion. Severe anxiety or agitation.[drugabuse.com] […] progress to Cheyne- Stokes respiration , areflexia , constriction of the pupils to a slight degree (though in severe poisoning they may wshow paralytic dilation ), oliguria , tachycardia[rxlist.com]

  • Phencyclidine Intoxication

    Fever, tachycardia and hypertension were frequent findings among the 25 patients with rhabdomyolysis and all had leukocytosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lower doses of phencyclidine produce vertigo, ataxia, nystagmus, mild hypertension, abnormal involuntary movements, slurred speech, nausea, weakness, slowed reaction times[dsm.wikia.com] Other effects include numbness, slurred speech, and loss of coordination accompanied by a sense of strength and invulnerability.[www1.nyc.gov]

  • Cyclobenzaprine

    Her initial electrocardiogram (ECG) demonstrated sinus tachycardia at 139 beats per minute, QRS duration 112 ms, and terminal R-wave in lead aVR 3 mm.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Less frequent side effects include: tremor, agitation, coma, ataxia, hypertension, slurred speech, dizziness, confusion, nausea, vomiting and hallucinations.[rxight.com] Overdose symptoms may include irregular or quick heartbeat, fainting, severe drowsiness, slurred speech, seizures, confusion, and hallucinations.[prostatitis.net]

  • Atropa Belladonna

    The most common observed symptoms and signs were meaningless speech, tachycardia, mydriasis, and flushing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms of poisoning with deadly nightshade include dilated pupils, blurred vision, loss of balance, dry mouth and throat, slurred speech, inability to urinate, confusion[woodlands.co.uk] Other side effects reported are headache, hyperactivity, nervousness, dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness or sedation, unsteady walking, confusion, slurred speech, exaggerated[wellness.com]

  • 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]

  • Datura Stramonium Poisoning

    The patient presented with a typical anticholinergic syndrome (dryness of mouth, mydriasis, flushing, tachycardia, agitation, hallucinations) and was treated with symptomatic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe the case of a boy who had slurred speech, fever, hallucinations, tachycardia, dilated pupi… Poisoned after Dinner: Dolma with Datura Stramonium.[unboundmedicine.com] Blockade of visceral muscarinic receptors produces the following effects 1 Heart -diminished vagal tone at the SA node causes relative tachycardia 2 Blood vessels- vasoconstriction[usmle1-topscorer.blogspot.com]

  • Scorpion Sting

    In view of persistent tachycardia (heart rate 160/min), catecholamine storm was suspected and prazosin was added. However, shock was refractory.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Serious symptoms start within minutes of the sting and may include: Increased salivation (foaming at the mouth or drooling) Blurred vision Trouble focusing Slurred speech[thesurvivaldoctor.com] Severe symptoms include shortness of breath, fluid in the lungs, breathing problems, excess saliva, blurred vision, slurred speech, trouble swallowing, abnormal eye movements[fda.gov]

  • Stroke

    There is a higher prevalence of CD in patients with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)[ 163 ]; thus these patients should also be screened for CD[ 164 ].[doi.org] Slurred speech or dysarthria Double vision or other vision problems A headache Nausea and or vomiting 2017 Fast Parody Video When it comes to spotting stroke and getting help[strokeassociation.org] The patient also is monitored for indications of systemic bleeding (tachycardia, tachypnea, hypotension or acute hypertension, rapid mental status deterioration, severe headache[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Organophosphate Insecticide

    Tachycardia, however, is not a contraindication to atropine administration [ 12 ].[intjem.springeropen.com] Tachycardia and mydriasis must not be used to limit or to stop subsequent doses of atropine.[openanesthesia.org] Overstimulation of muscarinic sites in the central nervous system can cause confusion, ataxia, slurred speech, Cheyne-Stokes respiration, convulsions, coma, and central respiratory[path.upmc.edu]

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