Review: could Vimpat cause Cognitive deterioration?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 14, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,883 people who take Vimpat. Among them, 2 have Cognitive deterioration. See who they are, when they have Cognitive deterioration and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,038 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Vimpat include convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, dizziness, fatigue, dizziness aggravated.
Cognitive deterioration (memory impairment) (latest reports from 1,769 patients) has been reported by people with depression, epilepsy, dementia alzheimer's type, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 1,667 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat. Among them, 2 people (0.12%) 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 (2 years ago):
CLARIFY RESULTS OF COGNITIVE DEFICITS WHILE TAKING VIMPAT 150 MG. TWICE DAILY. THANKS.
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