Review: could Vimpat cause Memory impairment (Memory loss)?
Summary: Memory impairment is found among people who take Vimpat, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Keppra, and have Convulsion.
We study 1,914 people who have side effects while taking Vimpat from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.
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Vimpat has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from 2,072 Vimpat users)
Memory impairment has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,452 Memory impairment patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 1,914 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat. Among them, 44 people (2.30%) have Memory Impairment.
Time on Vimpat when people have Memory impairment * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Memory impairment||40.00%||40.00%||10.00%||10.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Memory impairment when taking Vimpat * :
|Memory impairment||69.49%||30.51% |
Age of people who have Memory impairment when taking Vimpat * :
|Memory impairment||0.00%||0.00%||1.89%||0.00%||37.74%||20.75%||13.21%||26.42% |
Severity of Memory impairment when taking Vimpat ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Memory impairment||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Memory impairment||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Convulsion (23 people, 52.27%)
- Epilepsy (20 people, 45.45%)
- Hypertonic bladder (4 people, 9.09%)
- Complex partial seizures (4 people, 9.09%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (2 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Keppra (24 people, 54.55%)
- Carbamazepine (21 people, 47.73%)
- Topiramate (17 people, 38.64%)
- Clobazam (15 people, 34.09%)
- Lamictal (10 people, 22.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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