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Review: could Vimpat cause Scleroderma (Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma))?

We study 1,901 people who have side effects while taking Vimpat from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Scleroderma and more.

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Vimpat

Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,057 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy.

Scleroderma

Scleroderma (hard skin) (latest reports from 10,873 patients) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pulmonary hypertension, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma).

On Aug, 25, 2014: 1,898 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat. Among them, 1 people (0.05%) has Scleroderma. They amount to 0.01% of all the 10,925 people who have Scleroderma on eHealthMe.

Trend of Scleroderma in Vimpat reports

Time on Vimpat when people have Scleroderma * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Scleroderma0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Scleroderma when taking Vimpat * :

FemaleMale
Scleroderma100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Scleroderma when taking Vimpat * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Scleroderma0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Scleroderma when taking Vimpat ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Scleroderma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Partial seizures (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clobazam (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Lamotrigine (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Topiramate (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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