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





Summary: Scleroderma is reported only by a few people who take Vimpat.

We study 1,907 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Vimpat and have Scleroderma >>>

Vimpat

Vimpat has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Vimpat 2,065 users)

Scleroderma

Scleroderma (hard skin) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pulmonary hypertension, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma).(latest reports from Scleroderma 2,520 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 1,905 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat. Among them, 1 people (0.05%) has Scleroderma.

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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