Review: could Vimpat cause Leg swelling (Foot, leg, and ankle swelling)?
Summary: there is no Leg swelling reported by people who take Vimpat yet.
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Vimpat has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 2,069 Vimpat users)
Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hypothyroidism. (latest reports from 1,420 Leg swelling patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: No report is found
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- Can combo of subutex and carfate cause joint pain (1 answer)
I am taking Carafate and Nexium for the treatment of several stomach ulcers. In addition I am on Subutex for maintenance of opiate dependence. I am having severe joint pain with this combination. Has anyone else had this situation or reaction?
- I have been on amlodipine for approximately 3 months and have had terrible swelling in my legs and ankles along with pain and itching. should i be taken off this medication?
I was previously taking Propranolol for blood pressure which didn't bother me at all, but last year I developed a breathing problem and was given Symbicort to help get rid of wheezing. The Symbicort and Propranolol don't mesh well so I was then put on Amlodipine. The swelling, pain and itching occurred right away. I asked the pharmacist about it and also my doctor and they both said a small percentage of people have this problem on this medication. I have tried many times to get my doctor to take me off of this medication but he insists it is best for me, but I disagree. I really don't want to have this problem for the rest of my life and I also won't have any skin left on my legs from the scratching, not to mention the pain that accompanies the swelling which seem to creep up to my knees and thighs and sometimes is so painful I just go to bed to lay down and hopefully the hydroclorithiazide will remove some of this water so that pain will go away. The doctor also doubled my dose of Losartin and Hydroclorithiazide. I'm up about 4-6 times a night going to the bathroom so it also interrupts my sleep. Is anyone else having this problem. I would prefer to go back on the Propranolol and get something other than Symbicort that won't interact with each other. Then I won't have pain and itching all the time. Does anyone have any input on this. I would really appreciate it.
Thanks. Debbie CB
- I have been on cymbalta for about 2 yrs. within the last 3 months my legs and feet have been swelling. is that normal after taking the drug that long of a time? (1 answer)
I take very large doses of Vit D because of very low D level.
Take Allegra for allergies.
Take Lisinipril for high blood pressure
Cymbalta for fibromyalgia and pain and depression, 60 mg
- Woke up with swollen feet, legs and family member noticed i was slurring my speech and my mouth was drawn down in an abnormal position. i felt very out of it and spacey. i have had blood work drawn t
Woke up with swollen feet, legs and family member noticed I was slurring my speech and my mouth was drawn down in an abnormal position. I felt very out of it and spacey. I have had blood work drawn today, CT of head, EKG and the doctor said I have what is called a "hard heart". I will see him tomorrow after all tests are in, but can you explain the term hard heart? Thank you
- Lichenoid dermatitis caused by vimpat
I was on tegretol and found out it was causing my lichenoid dermatitis so now I'm on vimpat and was wondering if Vimpat causes lichenoid dermatitis too.
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- Pros and cons of vimpat for me
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- Muscle weakness while on accutane
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During the first month I noticed my hands swelling up, but I also noticed my knuckles lightened.
Where I considered my elbows to be ashy, the color lightened up and the skin became smooth. My body retained water and my skin looked like it had a glow.
My 2nd month it continued, the swelling only became prevalent during my 7 day period.
My nails, hair, and turnover of my skin increased by month 3+4
By month 5 my old hyper pigmentation had surfaced and my cystic acne, dissolved.
I was on depression medication, this is advised against, but I discussed with doctor to do a patient override. I had no issues with depression, or the medication making me feel anymore depressed at all. In fact, I continued on with absolutely no issues. I did notice one negative factor. This was more specific for me. I returned to do dancing again after being away from it in College years ago. My muscle density is already far less, but I pushed through and was able to gain strength. However, during the last few months (3-6) the Accutane did affect me strength.my muscles were fatigued far earlier than before and my strength/core balance felt less sustainable for long periods.
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Difficulty walking - both legs are weak. More weakness in left leg where buttock pain exists. I was diagnosed with ALS in October 2013. I have arthritis and partially degenerated disc in lumbar spine. Have been experiencing the leg jerking, twitching and cramping in both legs since 2012. Weakness started in both legs early 2013 and has progressively gotten worse. Now I am having severe pain in left buttock that has been going on for about a month. I also have pain in neck and right arm due to cervical arthritis (severe) and several bulging discs. My jaw has TMJ, but now is worse. Both arms are starting to weaken too. I have been wondering if my spine problems could be the cause of ALS? Neurologists are not interested in exploring that possibility.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
Developed all over body pain that comes and goes after I increased my dosage of Vimpat from 100mg a day to 400mg.
I am concerned about it being drug induced Lupus
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