A study for a 34 year old woman who takes Vimpat - from FDA reports


Summary

641 females aged 34 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 34 year old female patient who has Epilepsy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On May, 18, 2017

641 females aged 34 (±5) who takes Vimpat are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Vimpat for a 34-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 34
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Epilepsy
  • Drugs taken:
    • Vimpat (lacosamide)
  • Side effects: Migraine

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Migraine: 8 (1.25% of females aged 34 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Epilepsy (267 people, 41.65%)
  • Seizures (92 people, 14.35%)
  • Convulsion (87 people, 13.57%)
  • Partial Seizures (31 people, 4.84%)
  • Depression (23 people, 3.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (150 people, 23.40%)
  • Topiramate (82 people, 12.79%)
  • Lamictal (69 people, 10.76%)
  • Phenytoin (57 people, 8.89%)
  • Lamotrigine (50 people, 7.80%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Convulsion (124 people, 19.34%)
  • Seizures (84 people, 13.10%)
  • Diplopia (65 people, 10.14%)
  • Dizziness (55 people, 8.58%)
  • Balance Disorder (51 people, 7.96%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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