Review: could Vimpat cause Scleroderma?


Summary

Scleroderma is reported only by a few people who take Vimpat. We study 1,890 people who have side effects while taking Vimpat from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Scleroderma. Find out below who they are, when they have Scleroderma and more.

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Vimpat

Vimpat has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Vimpat 1,990 users)

Scleroderma

Scleroderma (hard skin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, pain, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 2,460 Scleroderma patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

1,890 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat.
Among them, 1 person (0.05%) has Scleroderma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vimpat cause Scleroderma?

Time on Vimpat when people have Scleroderma *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Scleroderma when taking Vimpat *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Scleroderma when taking Vimpat *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Partial Seizures (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Topiramate (1 person)
  • Lamotrigine (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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