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 Convulsion. This review analyzes which people have Memory impairment with Vimpat. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,728 people who have side effects when taking Vimpat from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

6,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat.
Among them, 288 people (4.28%) have Memory impairment


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Could Vimpat cause Memory impairment?

Time on Vimpat when people have Memory impairment *:

  • < 1 month: 31.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.16 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 62.23 %
  • male: 37.77 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.67 %
  • 10-19: 4.03 %
  • 20-29: 8.72 %
  • 30-39: 18.79 %
  • 40-49: 22.15 %
  • 50-59: 22.15 %
  • 60+: 23.49 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Convulsion (30 people, 10.42%)
  • Depression (17 people, 5.90%)
  • Pain (13 people, 4.51%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (12 people, 4.17%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 4.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (103 people, 35.76%)
  • Lamictal (62 people, 21.53%)
  • Topamax (35 people, 12.15%)
  • Onfi (21 people, 7.29%)
  • Trileptal (20 people, 6.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (60 people, 20.83%)
  • Headache (43 people, 14.93%)
  • Dizziness (40 people, 13.89%)
  • Depression (38 people, 13.19%)
  • Convulsion (35 people, 12.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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