Review: could Vimpat cause Cognitive deterioration?
Summary: Cognitive deterioration is reported only by a few people who take Vimpat.
We study 1,914 people who have side effects while taking Vimpat from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Cognitive deterioration. Find out below who they are, when they have Cognitive deterioration and more.
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Vimpat has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 2,071 Vimpat users)
Cognitive deterioration (memory impairment) has been reported by people with depression, high blood cholesterol, epilepsy, dementia alzheimer's type, pain. (latest reports from 496 Cognitive deterioration patients)
On Mar, 8, 2015: 1,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat. Among them, 2 people (0.10%) have Cognitive Deterioration.
Time on Vimpat when people have Cognitive deterioration * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Cognitive deterioration||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Cognitive deterioration when taking Vimpat * :
|Cognitive deterioration||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Cognitive deterioration when taking Vimpat * :
|Cognitive deterioration||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Severity of Cognitive deterioration when taking Vimpat ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Cognitive deterioration||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Cognitive deterioration ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (1 people, 50.00%)
- Seizure - temporal lobe (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Keppra (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
linda zimmerman (4 years ago):
CLARIFY RESULTS OF COGNITIVE DEFICITS WHILE TAKING VIMPAT 150 MG. TWICE DAILY. THANKS.
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