Vimpat and Weight loss - unintentional - from FDA reports
Weight loss - unintentional is found among people who take Vimpat, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Keppra, and have Epilepsy . We study 5,981 people who have side effects while taking Vimpat from FDA. Among them, 113 have Weight loss - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss - unintentional and more.
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Vimpat has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Vimpat 6,350 users)
Weight Loss - Unintentional
Weight loss - unintentional has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain (latest reports from 148,252 Weight loss - unintentional patients).
On Feb, 01, 2017
5,981 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat.
Among them, 113 people (1.89%) have Weight Loss - Unintentional
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Vimpat when people have Weight Loss - Unintentional *:
- < 1 month: 41.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Weight Loss - Unintentional when taking Vimpat *:
- female: 59.81 %
- male: 40.19 %
Age of people who have Weight Loss - Unintentional when taking Vimpat *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.82 %
- 10-19: 9.86 %
- 20-29: 21.13 %
- 30-39: 12.68 %
- 40-49: 19.72 %
- 50-59: 16.9 %
- 60+: 16.9 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (31 people, 27.43%)
- Seizures (21 people, 18.58%)
- Convulsion (10 people, 8.85%)
- Stress And Anxiety (8 people, 7.08%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (7 people, 6.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (39 people, 34.51%)
- Topamax (18 people, 15.93%)
- Zonegran (11 people, 9.73%)
- Lamictal (11 people, 9.73%)
- Dilantin (9 people, 7.96%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (28 people, 24.78%)
- Appetite - Decreased (25 people, 22.12%)
- Seizures (19 people, 16.81%)
- Nausea (19 people, 16.81%)
- Convulsion (15 people, 13.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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