Review: could Vimpat cause Weight loss - unintentional?
We study 1,891 people who have side effects while taking Vimpat from FDA and social media. Among them, 45 have Weight loss - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss - unintentional and more.
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Vimpat (latest outcomes from 2,050 users) has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy.
Weight loss - unintentional
Weight loss - unintentional (latest reports from 564,746 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 1,891 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat. Among them, 45 people (2.38%) have Weight Loss - Unintentional. They amount to 0.01% of all the 565,873 people who have Weight Loss - Unintentional on eHealthMe.
Time on Vimpat when people have Weight loss - unintentional * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss - unintentional||66.67%||27.78%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.56%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Weight loss - unintentional when taking Vimpat * :
|Weight loss - unintentional||66.04%||33.96% |
Age of people who have Weight loss - unintentional when taking Vimpat * :
|Weight loss - unintentional||0.00%||0.00%||11.63%||9.30%||20.93%||13.95%||23.26%||20.93% |
Severity of Weight loss - unintentional when taking Vimpat ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight loss - unintentional||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight loss - unintentional ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Epilepsy (15 people, 33.33%)
- Convulsion (6 people, 13.33%)
- Partial seizures (6 people, 13.33%)
- Renal failure (4 people, 8.89%)
- Foetal exposure during pregnancy (4 people, 8.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Keppra (18 people, 40.00%)
- Topamax (12 people, 26.67%)
- Folic acid (11 people, 24.44%)
- Nexium (7 people, 15.56%)
- Lamictal (6 people, 13.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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