Review: could Vimpat cause Scleroderma?
This is a review of Scleroderma (Systemic sclerosis (scleroderma)) by studying 1,883 people who take Vimpat. We analyze: the time on Vimpat when people have Scleroderma, gender and age of these people, the severity of Scleroderma, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Vimpat. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,038 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy, seizures. Commonly reported side effects of Vimpat include convulsion, convulsion prophylaxis, dizziness, fatigue, dizziness aggravated.
Scleroderma (hard skin) (latest reports from 10,689 patients) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pulmonary hypertension, high blood pressure.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 1,883 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 10,662 people who have Scleroderma.
Time on Vimpat when people have Scleroderma * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Scleroderma when taking Vimpat * :
Age of people who have Scleroderma when taking Vimpat * :
Severity of Scleroderma when taking Vimpat ** :
How people recovered from Scleroderma ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Partial seizures (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clobazam (1 people, 100.00%)
- Lamotrigine (1 people, 100.00%)
- Topiramate (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 days ago):
Person appears fine, very happy, playing with toys, sitting at table eating or sound asleep. Begins to make an "uh" sound. Quickly becomes very upset appearing terrified, moves in general circles reaching for any objects and throwing them with great force. Vocalization increases in volume as person becomes more upset. Will not make eye contact will not tolerate touch. Does not respond to any attempts to comfort. Person is affected with Angelman's Syndrome. Was on Onfi when the "fits" started. No previous history of any poor behaviors. Onfi was discontinued mid-August 2013.
From this study (1 week ago):
my son has recently added vimpat to trileptal for treatment of complex partial seizures
he seems to be having a lot of absent seizures
any data on this?
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I have used boron supplements (2-3 mg/day)for the last few years for joint destruction. Six monthes ago,I was diagnosded with diffuse scleroderma and I wonder if this disease is related to supplemented boron.
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