Review: could Vimpat cause Weight Loss - Unintentional?


Summary

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 - 6 months, also take medication Keppra, and have Epilepsy . We study 5,880 people who have side effects while taking Vimpat from FDA and social media. Among them, 106 have Weight loss - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss - unintentional and more.

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Vimpat

Vimpat has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy. (latest outcomes from Vimpat 6,056 users)

Weight Loss - Unintentional

Weight loss - unintentional has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, diarrhea, chest pain (latest reports from 143,202 Weight loss - unintentional patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

5,880 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat.
Among them, 106 people (1.8%) have Weight Loss - Unintentional


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vimpat cause Weight loss - unintentional?

Time on Vimpat when people have Weight Loss - Unintentional *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Loss - Unintentional when taking Vimpat *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Weight Loss - Unintentional when taking Vimpat *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.99 %
  • 10-19: 10.45 %
  • 20-29: 19.4 %
  • 30-39: 14.93 %
  • 40-49: 17.91 %
  • 50-59: 17.91 %
  • 60+: 16.42 %

Severity if Weight Loss - Unintentional when taking Vimpat **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (29 people, 27.36%)
  • Seizure (20 people, 18.87%)
  • Convulsion (10 people, 9.43%)
  • Anxiety (8 people, 7.55%)
  • Sleep Disorder (6 people, 5.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (39 people, 36.79%)
  • Topamax (19 people, 17.92%)
  • Lamictal (12 people, 11.32%)
  • Zonegran (11 people, 10.38%)
  • Dilantin (8 people, 7.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (27 people, 25.47%)
  • Decreased Appetite (23 people, 21.70%)
  • Seizure (19 people, 17.92%)
  • Nausea (19 people, 17.92%)
  • Convulsion (15 people, 14.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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