Vimpat and Oesophagitis aggravated - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Oesophagitis aggravated is reported only by a few people who take Vimpat.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Vimpat and have Oesophagitis aggravated. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 17,280 people who have side effects while taking Vimpat from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Feb, 06, 2023

17,280 people reported to have side effects when taking Vimpat.
Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Oesophagitis aggravated.

What is Vimpat?

Vimpat has active ingredients of lacosamide. It is often used in epilepsy. eHealthMe is studying from 17,800 Vimpat users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Oesophagitis aggravated?

Oesophagitis aggravated (worse inflammation of oesophagus) is found to be associated with 941 drugs and 292 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Vimpat and Oesophagitis aggravated reports submitted per year:

Could Vimpat cause Oesophagitis aggravated?

Gender of people who have Oesophagitis aggravated when taking Vimpat *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Vimpat *:

  1. Keppra: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Prozac: 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Flonase: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Dexamethasone: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Diazepam: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Diclofenac Potassium: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Elavil: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Erythromycin: 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Esgic: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Excedrin: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Oesophagitis aggravated *:

  1. Weakness: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Headache (pain in head): 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Gait Disturbance: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Eye Movement Disorder: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Extrapyramidal Disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck): 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Excessive Eye Blinking (excessive blinking is dry eyes): 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Emotional Disorder: 1 person, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Vimpat and have Oesophagitis aggravated?

Check whether Oesophagitis aggravated is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on lacosamide (the active ingredients of Vimpat) and Vimpat (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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