Review: could Vimpat cause Cognitive deterioration?
We study 1,898 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 (latest outcomes from 2,053 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy.
Cognitive deterioration (memory impairment) (latest reports from 1,914 patients) has been reported by people with depression, epilepsy, dementia alzheimer's type, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 25, 2014: 1,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat. Among them, 2 people (0.11%) have Cognitive Deterioration. They amount to 0.10% of all the 1,914 people who have Cognitive Deterioration on eHealthMe.
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 (3 years ago):
CLARIFY RESULTS OF COGNITIVE DEFICITS WHILE TAKING VIMPAT 150 MG. TWICE DAILY. THANKS.
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On eHealthMe, Vimpat (lacosamide) is often used for epilepsy. Find out below the conditions Vimpat is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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