Vimpat and Weight loss - unintentional - from FDA reports
Weight loss - unintentional is found among people who take Vimpat, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Keppra, and have Epilepsy. This review analyzes which people have Weight loss - unintentional with Vimpat. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 6,468 people who have side effects when taking Vimpat from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 15, 2017
6,468 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat.
Among them, 126 people (1.95%) have Weight Loss - Unintentional
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Vimpat when people have Weight Loss - Unintentional *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 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: 58.33 %
- male: 41.67 %
Age of people who have Weight Loss - Unintentional when taking Vimpat *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 5.13 %
- 10-19: 8.97 %
- 20-29: 19.23 %
- 30-39: 11.54 %
- 40-49: 19.23 %
- 50-59: 15.38 %
- 60+: 20.51 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Epilepsy (32 people, 25.40%)
- Seizures (28 people, 22.22%)
- Stress And Anxiety (10 people, 7.94%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 7.94%)
- Convulsion (10 people, 7.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (43 people, 34.13%)
- Topamax (19 people, 15.08%)
- Afinitor (12 people, 9.52%)
- Zonegran (11 people, 8.73%)
- Lamictal (11 people, 8.73%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Appetite - Decreased (31 people, 24.60%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (30 people, 23.81%)
- Seizures (25 people, 19.84%)
- Nausea (22 people, 17.46%)
- Convulsion (16 people, 12.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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