Vimpat and Memory impairment - from FDA reports


Summary

Memory impairment is found among people who take Vimpat, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Keppra, and have Seizures. This review analyzes which people have Memory impairment with Vimpat. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,468 people who have side effects when taking Vimpat from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 03, 2017

6,468 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat.
Among them, 283 people (4.38%) have Memory Impairment


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vimpat cause Memory impairment?

Time on Vimpat when people have Memory Impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 31.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Vimpat *:

  • female: 62.64 %
  • male: 37.36 %

Age of people who have Memory Impairment when taking Vimpat *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.68 %
  • 10-19: 4.11 %
  • 20-29: 8.22 %
  • 30-39: 19.18 %
  • 40-49: 22.6 %
  • 50-59: 21.92 %
  • 60+: 23.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Seizures (112 people, 39.58%)
  • Epilepsy (52 people, 18.37%)
  • Convulsion (30 people, 10.60%)
  • Depression (16 people, 5.65%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (12 people, 4.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (101 people, 35.69%)
  • Lamictal (62 people, 21.91%)
  • Topamax (35 people, 12.37%)
  • Onfi (21 people, 7.42%)
  • Trileptal (20 people, 7.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Seizures (87 people, 30.74%)
  • Fatigue (58 people, 20.49%)
  • Headache (42 people, 14.84%)
  • Dizziness (38 people, 13.43%)
  • Depression (38 people, 13.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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