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Review: could Vimpat cause Memory impairment?

We study 1,893 people who have side effects while taking Vimpat from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 have Memory impairment. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory impairment and more.

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Vimpat

Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,050 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy.

Memory impairment

Memory impairment (latest reports from 466,523 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 1,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat. Among them, 42 people (2.22%) have Memory Impairment. They amount to 0.01% of all the 466,647 people who have Memory Impairment on eHealthMe.

Trend of Memory impairment in Vimpat reports

Time on Vimpat when people have Memory impairment * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory impairment38.89%44.44%5.56%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Memory impairment68.42%31.58%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory impairment0.00%0.00%1.96%0.00%37.25%21.57%11.76%27.45%

Severity of Memory impairment when taking Vimpat ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory impairment0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Memory impairment ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory impairment0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Convulsion (23 people, 54.76%)
  2. Epilepsy (19 people, 45.24%)
  3. Hypertonic bladder (4 people, 9.52%)
  4. Complex partial seizures (4 people, 9.52%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (2 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Keppra (24 people, 57.14%)
  2. Carbamazepine (21 people, 50.00%)
  3. Topiramate (17 people, 40.48%)
  4. Clobazam (15 people, 35.71%)
  5. Lamictal (10 people, 23.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Diagnosed at age 6....Controlled until the last 5 years (2 status epilepticus).
    Better now but having a complex partial every couple months. Coming off Vimpat
    as the half life being so short caused problems along with other side effects.
    Ramping up on Lamotrigine....now at 350mg total. Just experienced a dull stomach discomfort for several days and bloody stools when increasing to 350mg.
    Also was taking alot of aspirin the last few weeks as I bruised my ribs during a fall on the lip of the bathroom tab while experiencing a complex partial. Could the bloody stools and stomach discomfort be caused by either the aspirin or the Lamotrigine?
    I am presently attempting to improve my beakthrough seizure rate or eliminate them all together through my care at Vanderbilt. If not I am looking at a resection (anterior temporal lobe).

    Total Dosage:

    Carbamazazepine - 800mg
    Zonisamide - 600mg
    Lamotrigine - 350mg (ramping up)
    Vimpat - 400mg (ramping down)
    Acyclovir - 400mg
    Vitamin D-3 - 10,000iu
    Vitamin B-12 - 5,000mcg
    Pregnenolone - 30mg
    Gabba - 750mg

    Reply

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