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Review: could Vimpat cause Cognitive deterioration?

Summary: Cognitive deterioration is reported only by a few people who take Vimpat.

We study 1,905 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

Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,064 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy.

Trend of vimpat reports

Cognitive deterioration

Cognitive deterioration (memory impairment) (latest reports from 421 patients) has been reported by people with depression, dementia alzheimer's type, high blood cholesterol, epilepsy, pain.

Trend of Cognitive deterioration reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 1,901 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat. Among them, 2 people (0.11%) have Cognitive Deterioration.

Trend of Cognitive deterioration in Vimpat reports

Time on Vimpat when people have Cognitive deterioration * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cognitive deterioration0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cognitive deterioration when taking Vimpat * :

FemaleMale
Cognitive deterioration0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Cognitive deterioration when taking Vimpat * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cognitive deterioration0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Cognitive deterioration when taking Vimpat ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cognitive deterioration0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cognitive deterioration ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Epilepsy (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Seizure - temporal lobe (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. 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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