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Review: taking Phenytoin and Vimpat together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Phenytoin and Vimpat together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Phenytoin and Vimpat. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 275 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

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On Feb, 27, 2015: 275 people who take Phenytoin, Vimpat are studied

Phenytoin, Vimpat outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Phenytoin (phenytoin)
- Vimpat (lacosamide)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Phenytoin is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Vimpat is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Phenytoin is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Vimpat is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Phenytoin is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Vimpat is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Vision BlurredConvulsionIschaemiaUrticariaBruxismn/aToxic EncephalopathyConvulsion
DiplopiaStatus EpilepticusHyperhidrosisCatatoniaStatus EpilepticusDiplopia
ConvulsionEncephalopathyTransaminases IncreasedPost-traumatic EpilepsyBalance Disorder
PyrexiaSudden DeathChest DiscomfortHypertensionNeurotoxicity
Drug Level FluctuatingAtaxiaDrug Screen PositiveDizziness
LeukopeniaLoss Of ConsciousnessCardiac HypertrophyDrug Ineffective
DizzinessTremorAtrial FlutterStatus Epilepticus
Jugular Vein ThrombosisCardiomegalySudden DeathGait Disturbance
Tracheal StenosisBacterial Test PositiveAtrial FibrillationGrand Mal Convulsion
Selective AbortionUrinary Sediment PresentAtrioventricular Block First DegreeAnticonvulsant Drug Level Decreased

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
ConvulsionConvulsion
Balance DisorderAnger
DiplopiaVision Blurred
NeurotoxicityAtaxia
DizzinessDiplopia
Anticonvulsant Drug Level DecreasedPruritus
Gait DisturbanceSomnolence
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
Status EpilepticusDepression
Grand Mal ConvulsionAnorexia Nervosa

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug IneffectiveDroolingConvulsionHeadacheDiplopiaVision BlurredConvulsionConvulsion
PyrexiaPneumoniaDizzinessBalance DisorderDiplopiaStatus EpilepticusAngioedema
IrritabilityFacial Bones FractureFatigueConvulsionConvulsionTremorDisturbance In Attention
AngerCerebral AtrophySleep DisorderNeurotoxicityDrug Level FluctuatingDisorientationDeath
Depressed MoodGrand Mal ConvulsionConvulsionDrug IneffectiveTremorEncephalopathyLeukopenia
Oral HerpesVomitingPregnancyAnticonvulsant Drug Level DecreasedRashBalance DisorderFall
Head BangingVisual ImpairmentSelective AbortionDizzinessCoordination AbnormalGait DisturbancePyrexia
HypophagiaDrug IneffectiveDrug AbuseAtaxiaLethargyComplex Partial SeizuresPruritus
Oral DiscomfortCondition AggravatedAmmonia IncreasedStatus EpilepticusDizzinessCardiomegalyHead Injury
Tonic ConvulsionDyspnoeaLoss Of ConsciousnessGait DisturbanceBlood Pressure IncreasedCerebellar AtrophyDementia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Phenytoin (phenytoin) is often used to treat epilepsy. Vimpat (lacosamide) is often used to treat epilepsy. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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